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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

Survey: MN Businesses Are Hiring, But Where Will They Find Employees?

Results from the latest Quarterly Economic Indicator survey show companies are growing, but it’s gotten even harder to find good talent.

July 24, 2014

State names first-ever medical cannabis director

Michelle Larson is Minnesota’s first-ever director of the Office of Medical Cannabis. Larson, a longtime Minnesota Department of Health staffer who most recently served as deputy director for...

July 23, 2014

Dwindling doctor numbers will result in physician talent gap, study says

A decade from now there won’t be enough primary care doctors in Minnesota to provide quality care if state and federal lawmakers don’t make changes to current medical education policies...

July 23, 2014

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