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Minnesota’s unemployment rate dips to 4.3 percent

Minnesota’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 4.3 percent in February, down from 4.5 percent in January, according to numbers released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). The decline in the unemployment rate was due to more people finding work and a decrease in the number of unemployed people, which resulted in another decline in […]

Minnesota to increase availability of child care

On April 5, Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) Commissioner Steve Grove and Department of Human Services (DHS) Commissioner Jodi Harpstead were joined by staff of the Minnesota Children’s Cabinet and child care advocates and providers at a roundtable to discuss challenges providers have faced during the pandemic and the importance of high-quality, affordable child care in Minnesota’s economic […]

Roundtable focuses on jobs for youth

Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) Commissioner Steve Grove and Deputy Commissioner Hamse Warfa held a virtual roundtable on Friday, March 19 focused on the impact of the pandemic on youth jobs. The discussion was atte… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Small businesses predict long recovery

The distribution of coronavirus vaccines is providing small business owners with signs of optimism, but most see a long road ahead before the business climate returns to normal. A majority (54 percent) of small businesses say the availability of coro… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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