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  • DEED Awards Three Grants to St. Cloud Technical and Community College to Match Skills with Business Needs
    January 28, 2014 - The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) awarded three grants totaling $950,000 under its Minnesota Job Skills Partnership (MJSP) to St. Cloud Technical and Community College to train hundreds of employees from Talon Innovations, WFSI Inc. and New Flyer of America Inc. in St. Cloud.
  • State Employers Add 9,500 Jobs in December
    January 23, 2014 - ST. PAUL – Minnesota employers added 9,500 jobs in December, according to figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). The December job gains combined with November figures that were revised upward by 1,700 jobs bring total job growth in Minnesota to 45,900 in the past year, a growth rate of 1.7 percent compared with a national rate of 1.6 percent during that period.
  • State Manufacturers Optimistic About 2014
    January 06, 2014 - Minnesota manufacturers are optimistic about the industry in the coming year, with 91 percent saying they expect production and employment levels to increase or stay the same, according to a survey by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) and the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis.