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June 2018 - Minnesota Employment Review

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Minnesota Job Outlook to 2026

Our Fearless Forecast to 2026 looks at a tightening labor force by industry and occupation and has some suggestions for businesses to help them work with it in the long term.

Unemployment in the Twin Cities

The terms we use to describe unemployment can overwhelm. The Spotlight this month explains them and shows you how to use them.

2017 Job Vacancy Survey

We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again here. There are many job openings at this time, but the wages offered are not keeping up with inflation.

County Snapshots

Got questions about Pennington, Pine, Pipestone, or Polk counties? We have some answers if your questions are about their economies.

NAICS Primer

We’re getting near the end. This month we feature NAICS 81, a splendid assortment of personal services.

Industrial Analysis

An analysis of the current month’s employment picture broken out by industry.

Regional Analysis

An analysis of the current month’s employment picture broken out by Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Minnesota Economic Indicators

A comprehensive look at economic indicators for May 2018, including the Minnesota and U.S. Indices.

Consumer Price Index

Information on the U.S. Consumer Price Index for May 2018.

The Last Word

This month Last Word presents a succinct description of the labor market conditions.

Local Area Unemployment Statistics

The Local Area Unemployment Statistics or LAUS tool provides labor force, employment, and unemployment estimates.

Current Employment Statistics

The Current Employment Statistics (CES) Program, a monthly survey of 5,900 nonfarm employers, provides monthly data on employment by industry. The data offer a snapshot of the health of the economy.

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