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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

Backers of a $9.50 minimum wage press their case at Capitol

Minnesota lawmakers weren’t the only ones who returned to the state Capitol Tuesday. Hundreds of supporters of a minimum wage increase rallied in the rotunda, urging the Legislature to raise...

February 25, 2014

State Capitol

Which Issues Will Be The Focus Of This Legislative Session?

The legislative session that begins Tuesday will focus on the recent bonding bill, the minimum wage, business-to-business taxes, and the state’s projected budget surplus.

February 25, 2014

St. Paul teachers contract includes pay increase, smaller class sizes

A tentative two-year contract for the St. Paul teachers union includes a pay raise for teachers and agreements on issues teachers say they were most concerned about: lowering class sizes and hiring...

February 24, 2014

3 Dogs

The Benefits (And Obstacles) For Offices That Allow Dogs

Who let the dogs in?

February 21, 2014

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