Services for adults with special needs are being impacted by a labor shortage in the state of Minnesota, joining a number of industries trying to reclaim employees lost in the pandemic.
Many theaters are still waiting for help from the federal government after pandemic shutdowns.
The unemployment rate in Minnesota was down to 4 percent in May after the state added thousands of leisure and hospitality jobs following the dropping of COVID-19 restrictions statewide.
About 500,000 Minnesotans are in line to get money back from the tax break on the first $10,200 of 2020 unemployment benefits.
Lawmakers in the House and Senate Housing Committee reached a deal Monday to end the current eviction moratorium in Minnesota.
The number of teens who were able to get jobs during the summer of 2020 saw its lowest level since the Great Recession in 2008.
The number of Americans claiming unemployment benefits fell for the sixth straight week as the U.S. economy reopens rapidly from pandemic woes.
Barely more than a year after the coronavirus caused the steepest economic fall and job losses on record, the speed of the rebound has been so unexpectedly swift that many companies can’t fill jobs or acquire enough supplies to meet a pent-up burst of customer demand.
U.S. employers in May added 559,000 jobs, which was better than April but still a sign that many companies are struggling to find enough workers.
Unemployment benefit applications in the U.S. have dropped to 385,000, down 20,000 from the week before.
Minnesota's remaining COVID-19 capacity limits and distancing requirements ended Friday, allowing businesses to fully reopen. With pandemic-weary customers hungry to dine out again, restaurants are desperate for workers because 100,000 Minnesotans left the labor force in 2020 and haven't returned.
Even as COVID-19 restrictions loosen up and more Minnesotans get vaccinated, the DNR is still seeing high interest in camping.
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits dropped last week to 406,000, a new pandemic low and evidence that the job market is strengthening.
After taking a hard hit in 2020, Minnesota's tourism industry is expecting a big comeback this summer.
Minnesota doesn't seem like the most hospitable spot for an orange farm. But federal authorities paid out thousands to a fraudulent PPP loan to “Shaila Big Fresh Oranges” in Mantorville.
The prices of many everyday items will start to rise beginning next month as the country’s economy eases its way out of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Xcel Energy launched a new program that provides up to 75% past-due forgiveness for those behind on energy bills due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
One month after the program launch and landlords are still waiting on checks from Minnesota's massive rent relief program.
The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid fell last week to 444,000, a new pandemic low and a sign that the job market keeps strengthening as consumers spend freely again, viral infections drop and business restrictions ease.
The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell last week to 473,000, a new pandemic low and the latest evidence that fewer employers are cutting jobs as consumers ramp up spending and more businesses reopen.