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  • Minnesota Ranks Fourth in Gallup Job Creation Index
    February 13, 2014 - ST. PAUL – Minnesota ranked fourth among states last year in employee perceptions of job creation at their workplaces, according to a new study released by the Gallup organization this week.
  • Jack Link’s® Beef Jerky Expanding in Minneapolis
    February 10, 2014 - Link Snacks Inc., a Minong, Wis., company that specializes in making and selling Jack Link’s® branded beef jerky and other meat snacks, is bringing 20 new, high-paying jobs to downtown Minneapolis.
  • DEED Partners with Southeast Technical College to Develop Northern Engraving Employees
    February 06, 2014 - DEED has awarded a $235,000 Minnesota Job Skills Partnership grant to Minnesota State College – Southeast Technical to train more than 200 employees of Northern Engraving in Spring Grove.
  • DEED Awards Cleanup Funding for Redevelopment Projects
    February 06, 2014 - Minnesota redevelopment projects that will create 520 jobs and retain another 6,150 jobs were awarded contamination cleanup or investigative funding from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).
  • Minnesota Job Skills Grant Funds Training for Alliance Machine Workforce
    February 04, 2014 - The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development has awarded a $49,475 grant under its Minnesota Job Skills Partnership to Anoka-Ramsey Community College to train 35 employees of Alliance Machine in Elk River.
  • DEED Grant Aims to Assist Low Income Workers
    February 03, 2014 - The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) awarded a $196,890 Minnesota Job Skills Partnership (MJSP) Low Income Worker Training Program grant to Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis to start 60 lower-income individuals on a path to information technology careers.
  • 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.
  • State Exports at $5.2 Billion in Third Quarter
    December 30, 2013 - Minnesota exports of manufactured, agricultural and mining products set a third-quarter record of $5.2 billion, climbing 0.8 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).
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