Human Capital

Economic Spring

Survey Finds MN Businesses Are Ramping Up Production

They're also briskly investing in their infrastructure and talent.

April 17, 2014

Jobs

MN Adds 2,600 Jobs; Unemployment Rate Unchanged

Professional and business services, as well as the construction industry, contributed largely to March’s gains; the leisure and hospitality sector, along with retail, struggled during the month.

April 17, 2014

Xcel Energy headquarters

4 MN Cos. Among “Best Employers In America”

Xcel Energy, St. Jude Medical, Mosaic, and Medtronic were among 50 of the largest companies in the country that offer the best combination of a high median salary, high job satisfaction, and a flexible work schedule.

April 15, 2014

Mpls skyline

Twin Cities Among Top 10 Cities For Millennials

The Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area placed 9th on a ranking of the best neighborhoods for millennials by Niche.com, due largely to its low rent and unemployment rates.

April 15, 2014

Gov. Dayton signs $9.50 minimum wage into law

Gov. Mark Dayton signed the minimum wage bill into law Monday afternoon, which will give more than 325,000 workers in Minnesota a pay raise beginning Aug. 1. The measure, which cleared the House...

April 14, 2014

Help wanted in North Dakota: State to launch worker recruitment campaign

North Dakota is in the midst of an economic boom, and it needs thousands of workers to fill job openings in a wide variety of businesses. State officials recently announced a new campaign aimed at...

April 13, 2014

Dayton to sign minimum wage increase into law Monday

Gov. Mark Dayton will sign the minimum wage bill into law Monday afternoon, FOX 9 reports. The signing ceremony is scheduled for Monday at 2:30 p.m.  in the Capitol Rotunda.  The event is free and...

April 13, 2014

House passes minimum wage bill, Dayton just needs to sign

The Minnesota House voted to pass a bill that would raise minimum wage and now all it needs is Gov. Mark Dayton’s signature to become law. The MN House has joined the Senate in voting to...

April 10, 2014

House OKs bill aimed at narrowing workplace gender gaps

The Minnesota House has approved a bill aimed at improving wages and other workplace issues for women. After almost four hours of debate Wednesday, lawmakers OK’d the “Women’s Economic...

April 10, 2014

Stefanie Lenway

St. Thomas Names Stefanie Lenway Dean Of Its Biz School

Currently the dean of Michigan State’s business school, Stefanie Lenway will become the dean of the Opus College of Business in Minneapolis this summer.

April 04, 2014

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