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Unemployment rate stays at 3.7 percent, but MN employers cut jobs in January

The unemployment rate in Minnesota remained steady in January, but there were fewer jobs to go around as state employers eliminated 7,900 positions during the month. The delayed January figures...

March 10, 2015

Target

Target Cutting 1,700 Jobs, Another 1,400 Open Positions

SEC Filing Puts Severance Costs at $100 Million

March 10, 2015

Will Wisconsin businesses flock to Minnesota after right-to-work bill signed?

On Monday, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signed a bill into law that prevents unions from requiring their workers to pay dues or fees. Minnesota’s eastern neighbor became the 25th state in the...

March 10, 2015

Latest Fortune rankings reveal the best companies to work for in Minnesota

Where can you find Minnesota’s happiest workers? Well, according to Fortune, they’re likely to be working for one of three companies. The magazine released its 2015 “100 Best...

March 05, 2015

'Move to Minnesota!' Rep bids to lure Wisconsin firms unhappy with law change

A message has been sent to companies unhappy with “right-to-work” laws set to be introduced in Wisconsin: Come to Minnesota! Minnesota Rep. Pat Garofalo hopes to get one-up on those...

March 04, 2015

As part of overhaul, Target will cut HQ jobs and revamp its grocery department

Target will cut several thousand jobs at its headquarters in Minnesota over the next two years as it looks to make $2 billion in savings. The Minneapolis-based retailer has been revealing its...

March 03, 2015

Unlike competitors, Target says it won't be raising workers' wages

Some of Target’s major competitors will be raising their minimum wage, but the Minneapolis-based retailer won’t be following suit. Wal-Mart kicked off a wage war after announcing last...

February 26, 2015

Bill would allow workers to refuse 'clopen' shifts, get schedule 3 weeks out

A new bill making its way through the state legislature would help assure hourly employees get a little more sleep between shifts. The proposal takes on “clopening,” a nickname for back...

February 23, 2015

Ready to hire: Mankato's Walmart Distribution Center will seek 400 workers

The Mankato WalMart Distribution Center, slated to open this summer, is ready to start building its workforce. KEYC reports that more 400 employees will be needed to staff the new 420,000 square...

February 21, 2015

Jobs, housing, high-speed Internet for outstate MN highlight DFL plan

For residents of small towns and rural areas in Minnesota it can be hard to find a job, hard to find training for the jobs that are available, hard to find a place to live, and even hard to get a...

February 18, 2015

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