STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Notebook: State gets jobs back
By Don Davis
Minnesota regained 1,200 jobs in August, pushing the state past the high mark it reached before the recession.
The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development announced Th... Posted on 9/19/13 at 5:05 PM
SENSE AND CENTSIBILITY What should I do if I get laid off?
In this day and age most people have either experienced unemployment or know someone who has. This can be really scary if youre not prepared for it and dont know what to do if it happens to you. Here ... Posted on 9/3/13 at 7:41 AM
THE NEW FORTY Try a different sign...
Of all the jobs I could not do, sign holding during construction season is one of them. I do not think I could stand in the same place all day without some level of engagement with other folks. Even i... Posted on 6/18/13 at 9:11 PM
BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD OF ND Blue Cross Blue Shield to hold job fair for PRACS workers
By Ryan Schuster
Like other Fargo-Moorhead employers, we were saddened to hear the news last week that PRACS Institute has closed its Fargo location, leaving more than 350 employees without jobs.
We... Posted on 3/25/13 at 12:26 PM
BEST FRIENDS ND Education, Jobs, and Life Skills
As a mentor, you can have a positive, lasting impact on your mentee's attitude toward school and the workplace.
To explore mentoring scenarios that have to do with education, jobs, and life skills, re... Posted on 2/19/13 at 10:00 AM
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Union workers at Las Vegas Strip casinos owned by MGM Resorts International overwhelmingly approved a five-year contract Wednesday that will affect some 26,000 waiters, bartenders, housekeepers and other employees.
MICHELLE RINDELS, Associated Press
, November 21, 2013
SEATTLE (AP) — Despite warnings that production of Boeing's next generation 777 plane could go to another state, machinists in the Northwest voted late Wednesday to reject a contract proposal that would have exchanged concessions for decades of secure jobs.
MIKE BAKER, Associated Press
, November 14, 2013
ADA, Minn. (AP) — The upcoming departure of the only doctor in the northwestern Minnesota town of Ada is highlighting the growing shortage of family care physicians, particularly in smaller communities.
CHICAGO (AP) — Across the middle of the country, organized labor has taken one hit after another in places that were once union strongholds: Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin and Indiana, where workers lost bargaining power and saw their ranks shrink, leaving them weaker than almost any time in the past century.
SARA BURNETT, Associated Press
, November 04, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest victims of the government's partial shutdown: policy wonks, politicians and TV talking heads who are losing their monthly opportunity to dissect the jobs report issued by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
PAUL WISEMAN, AP Business Writers SCOTT MAYEROWITZ, AP Business Writers
, October 03, 2013
MAPLEWOOD, Minn. (AP) — On the same day California's governor signed a bill upping the state's minimum wage to $10 within three years, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton made clear it he'd be disappointed if the Legislature doesn't push up his state's wage floor next session.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — After nearly four years on the economic mend, Minnesota officials on Thursday hailed a "major milestone" now that the state has surpassed the employment level it had prior to the Great Recession.
BRIAN BAKST, Associated Press
, September 19, 2013
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