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MN Lost 4,200 Jobs In July While Jobless Rate Held Steady

Seasonally adjusted employment figures paint a fairly dismal picture, although state officials warn that the adjustment process is concealing some strength in Minnesota’s labor market.

August 14, 2014

Praise, backlash show cafe's 'minimum wage fee' touches a nerve

The move by a Stillwater restaurant to itemize the cost of Minnesota’s recent minimum wage hike on each customer’s bill has gained plenty of attention for the Oasis Cafe. Since the...

August 07, 2014

Report: Love will sign $120 million deal with Cavs

BREAKING: Cavs & T-wolves agree to deal for Kevin Love. @YahooSports reports Love will re-sign w/ CLE on 5-year deal. pic.twitter.com/oivrpAmgY3 — SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) August 7, 2014 As...

August 07, 2014

Stillwater cafe charging 'minimum wage fee'

Liberal Minnesota blogger Sally Jo Sorensen earlier this week posted an item about a restaurant receipt from a Stillwater cafe (above), which includes a 35-cent minimum wage fee. MPR News blogger...

August 05, 2014

Polaris announces new jobs as part of Plymouth expansion

Medina-based ATV-maker Polaris Industries is planning to expand in Plymouth, in a move the company says will create 100 jobs. The company, which also manufactures snowmobiles, motorcycles, military...

August 01, 2014

Pay raise: Minimum wage goes up Friday, companies divided on impact

Hundreds of thousands of Minnesotans will get a pay raise Friday as the state’s minimum wage increases for the first time in a decade. As of midnight Friday, the state’s minimum wage...

July 31, 2014

Minimum Wage In MN Rises August 1 To $8 An Hour At Big Companies

July 31, 2014

State university faculty reach tentative contract with MnSCU

A 13-month contract standoff between Minnesota’s state universities and its faculty members may finally be over. The union representing faculty at the seven state universities says it has...

July 30, 2014

Lawsuit aims to block union vote by home health care workers

A new lawsuit asks a court to put a stop to a union vote among Minnesota home health care workers. MPR News reports the lawsuit argues the law authorizing the vote that’s slated to begin on...

July 28, 2014

Middle Managers

Why Middle Managers Are Crucial Right Now

With sagging employee engagement in many workplaces, effective middle managers are crucial to inspiring workers and helping them achieve company goals.

July 28, 2014

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