Central Minnesota is a manufacturing stronghold, with several global manufacturing firms operating there.
The region is especially well known for its expertise in food processing, printing, furniture manufacturing, appliances, machinery and heavy equipment manufacturing.
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5/5/2020 3:00:00 PM
In the second half of March through the first week in April, more than 40,000 workers in Central Minnesota filed UI claims, a nearly 2000% increase compared to the number of claims filed in March of 2019. In the next three weeks in April, another 26,165 workers applied for UI benefits, which would be a 1300% jump compared to April 2019.
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