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  • First Job Training Pilot Program Grants Awarded
    October 21, 2014 - Three manufacturers in Greater Minnesota received worker-training grants totaling $144,000 from the Job Training Incentive Pilot Program.
  • State Proclaims Manufacturers Week
    October 20, 2014 - Minnesota Manufacturers Week, a statewide public celebration that puts the spotlight on a crucial sector of the state’s economy, is this week, Oct 19-25.
  • State Adds 7,200 Jobs in September
    October 16, 2014 - Minnesota employers added 7,200 jobs in September, according to seasonally adjusted figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).
  • DEED Awards Business-Development Grants
    October 14, 2014 - Two Minneapolis organizations that help low-income and minority entrepreneurs were awarded $260,000 in grants from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).
  • Unison Comfort Technologies Expanding Minneapolis Operations
    October 14, 2014 - Unison Comfort Technologies, a manufacturer of heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems for the commercial sector, is expanding its facilities in north Minneapolis and will add 75 jobs.
  • Minnesota Clean Energy Employment Surges to 15,300; Wages High Compared with State Average
    October 10, 2014 - Minnesota has a growing clean energy economy that sustains local jobs and attracts investment, according to a new report released jointly by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) and the Minnesota Department of Commerce.
  • State Launches Initiatives to Encourage Small Business Growth
    October 09, 2014 - The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) has launched three new initiatives that offer assistance to help small businesses in Minnesota expand or improve their operations.
  • State Job Vacancies Reach 13-Year High
    October 09, 2014 - Job vacancies in Minnesota climbed to their highest level in 13 years in the second quarter, with employers reporting nearly 84,700 openings statewide, according to figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).
  • DEED Awarded DOL Grant to Expand Employment Opportunities Statewide for People with Disabilities
    September 30, 2014 - DEED has been awarded $2.5 million from the U.S. Department of Labor to expand employment opportunities for adults with disabilities. Anoka County Workforce Council, Central Minnesota Jobs & Training Services Inc. and Southwest Minnesota Private Industry Council will operate career pathway programming in a 26-county region.
  • DEED Accepting Applications for Broadband Grants
    September 24, 2014 - State officials are accepting applications for funding to expand broadband infrastructure in areas of Minnesota that don’t have adequate high-speed Internet service.
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