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Unemployment was down nationally in May, Minnesota was one of three...

On June 5th, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) announced that “Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 2.5 million in May, and the unemployment rate...

May Jobs Report: 2.5 Million Jobs Gained, Unemployment Falls To 13.3%

The U.S. economy gained 2.5 million jobs in May, while the unemployment declined to 13.3%, according to Department of Labor data released Friday. Total non-farm...

Minnesota added another 28,615 unemployed last week; national total nears 41...

(The Center Square) – Minnesota’s unemployment numbers continue to tick slightly upward, according to U.S. Department of Labor numbers released Thursday morning. The state added...

Minnesota’s unemployment rate is the highest seen since 1983

Minnesota's economy has suffered from the Covid-19 pandemic, one of the largest symptoms is the unemployment rate. Minnesotan’s filed 31,000 unemployment claims in the week...

Senator Gazelka says Walz’s actions are “insulting” to jobless Minnesotans

Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka said that the decision to give Government employees a raise would be insulting to the unemployed. Governor Walz went through...

Analysis Shows 50,000 Hotel-Related Jobs Lost in Minnesota

In Minnesota, over 50,000 jobs have been lost due to Covid-19 Economic Shutdown in the hotel sector, according to a recent analysis. The analysis was...

Restrictions Lifted, Freelance Beauty Artists Rejoice

A bill has passed both houses allowing hairstylists and makeup artists to freelance in their areas of work without a full cosmetology license. The bill...

Restaurateurs Warn That Nothing Short Of Full Reopening Will Save Businesses

Numerous resturants around Minnesota closed their doors permanently this week as some restaurant owners warn that a partial reopening will not be enough to...

50,000+ Emails Asking for Reopening Sent to MN Governor

Over 50,000 emails have been sent to state leaders from Minnesotans using the petition site Back2WorkMN.com which was started by Center of the American...

Small Business Financial Relief Bill Passes in Republican MN Senate

Republican-sponsored legislation would bring support to small businesses by appropriating 60 million dollars in grants to be used in financial aid. The bipartisan bill would...