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Hutchinson Technology to cut jobs at Eau Claire factory

Hutchinson Technology Inc. (HTI) is eliminating 78 jobs at its Eau Claire, Wisconsin, factory. The Leader-Telegram reports the company said in a filing with the Wisconsin Department of Workforce...

March 05, 2014

Top officer out as Target restructures security oversight team

In the wake of the massive data breach that has put Target on the hot seat with customers, banks and lawmakers, the company’s chief information officer has announced she is leaving the...

March 05, 2014

St. Paul teachers ratify new contract; school board acts next

St. Paul teachers have overwhelmingly approved a new two-year contract that averted a scheduled strike vote last month, the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports. More than 95 percent of the teacher’...

March 04, 2014

Famous Dave’s Fires President Soon After CEO Resigns

Less than a month after the company’s CEO resigned, Famous Dave’s chose to fire its president and chief operating officer.

March 04, 2014

Lawmakers closer to raising Minnesota's minimum wage

State lawmakers on Monday reached what the Star Tribune calls a breakthrough in a long-deadlocked debate about raising Minnesota’s minimum wage – although disputes persist among DFL leaders...

March 04, 2014

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Report: 34 Biz Expansions Create 1,100 MN Jobs

The fourth-quarter expansions brought the annual total to 146 in Minnesota, which are expected to create nearly 8,000 jobs in the state.

March 03, 2014

U of M study: Using treadmill while working can boost productivity

New research conducted by the University of Minnesota has found that exercising while working has health benefits, as you might expect – but it can also boost worker productivity. The study, which...

March 03, 2014

Minneapolis teachers, school district reach new contract agreement

Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) and the Minneapolis Federation of Teachers (MFT) have reached a tentative agreement on a new labor contract. Both parties announced the deal Saturday evening after...

March 01, 2014

Northwestern Mutual headquarters

Insurance Firm To Add 300 MN Reps, Interns In 2014

Northwestern Mutual plans to add 107 financial representatives and 195 interns at several offices throughout Minnesota.

February 27, 2014

Wells Fargo cutting more mortgage jobs; 203 in Twin Cities

The latest round of job cuts at Wells Fargo’s mortgage division is also one of the deeper ones, at least in Minnesota. The bank says it’s cutting 203 employees in the Twin Cities, the...

February 26, 2014

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