Minnesota’s jobless rate fell to 4.8 percent in October. That is the first time the state’s unemployment rate has been under 5 percent since February of 2008, close to the onset of the Great Recession. Read more →
New job vacancy report reflects a healthy labor market in Minnesota. Read more →
A Conference Board index of demand for workers indicates the Minnesota and national labor markets are weakening.
The July Minnesota Business Conditions Index employment number reported Tuesday was something of a stunner.
The home construction industry is seeing persuasive indications of a rebound according to numbers compiled for the Builders Association of the Twin Cities.
Minnesota’s unemployment rate held steady at 5.6 percent in May, as employers cut a net 900 jobs.
Minnesota’s export performance apparently has been dragged down by a fall off in medical technology shipments to Ireland.
Minnesota used to brag that the state’s exports grew more than the U.S. average. No more.
A baby boomlet at MPR and other workplaces made us wonder: are birth rates recovering from their recessionary lows?
The entrepreneurial ilk in Minnesota and Wisconsin are feeling their animal spirits.