An Ohio company signed an agreement with the union that is trying to organize janitors.
Updated: December 11, 2014, - 09:36 PM
A five-year dearth of babies, also reflected in national numbers released this past week, is likely the result of continued economic uncertainty and cultural assimilation by minority groups, which saw their fertility rates fall surprisingly fast in the past four years.
Updated: December 09, 2014, - 12:01 PM
Workers protesting wages at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport briefly shut down access to Terminal 1 on Friday afternoon. The group of about 100 people, representing several local labor organizations, blocked the road to the departure access road, causing traffic to back up for about 20 minutes.
Updated: December 05, 2014, - 03:22 PM
The unemployment rate among blacks has been cut in half since 2011 and is now even a little lower than pre-recession levels. Estimates of black unemployment fell from 15 percent in October 2013 to 10.8 percent last month, according to census data.
Updated: December 01, 2014, - 03:35 PM
In downtown Minneapolis, First Avenue’s ‘caser’ makes the rounds during shows, keeping viewers, and bands, happy.
Updated: November 29, 2014, - 02:00 PM
Janitors seek higher wages and benefits, while other workers plan to promote their causes.
Updated: November 26, 2014, - 08:54 AM
CEO Richard Davis says the economy is getting stronger and business should grow.
Updated: November 22, 2014, - 07:00 AM
Minnesota’s unemployment rate fell to 3.9 percent, the lowest level since June 2006.
Updated: November 20, 2014, - 11:27 PM
Demographers say the Census Bureau’s proposal would deprive the U.S. of important economic data.
Updated: November 18, 2014, - 12:53 PM