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In the wake of our recent recession young Minnesotans looking for a summer job face a significant challenge.
"I'm from the government and I'm here to help." From Education to Health Care to Public Safety, the government provides a wide range of services - and jobs - to residents in Southwest Minnesota.
The U.S. Office of Management and Budget has redefined Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) boundaries following the release of new Census data. Two MSA counties were added in Minnesota.
The trend of strong employment growth experienced a hiccup in March as the state lost an estimated 5,200 jobs.
A look at employment breakdowns for various regions around the state of Minnesota.
The Minnesota Index, after shifting into high gear in December and January, has downshifted during the first months of 2013.
On a seasonally adjusted basis the March CPI-U for all items decreased 0.2 percent over the month of March 2013. The index increased 1.5 percent from March 2012, not seasonally adjusted.
The Local Area Unemployment Statistics or LAUS tool provides labor force, employment and unemployment estimates.
The Current Employment Statistics (CES) Program, a monthly survey of 5,900 nonfarm employers, provides monthly data on employment by industry. The data offers a snapshot of the health of the economy.