Human Capital

Hospitality industry launches campaign against minimum wage hike

Minnesota restaurant, resort and hotel owners descended on the state Capitol Monday in an effort to convince lawmakers not to increase the state’s minimum wage, MPR News reports. Bills under...

March 10, 2014

Rob Rankin

Minneapolis Ad Agency Names New President

After 18 years at Clarity Coverdale Fury, Rob Rankin has been handed the reins.

March 06, 2014

In the jobs pipeline: More openings posted online

Good news for Minnesotans looking for work. MPR News reported that the number of Minnesota job ads posted online on websites like LinkedIn jumped by nearly 11,000 last month. It’s an...

March 06, 2014

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

Help Wanted

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

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