State notes second quarter job growth


It's anticipated that Twin Cities businesses will create more than 850 jobs in the second quarter.

The Business Journal breaks down the numbers based on a report from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. A DEED press release announced that across the state, Minnesota businesses plan to create nearly 1,500 jobs in the second quarter.

DEED calculated that the state has seen 81 total business expansions in 2013, according to a statewide survey.

The Business Journal reports that a significant portion of the new jobs in the metro will be at Emerson Process Management in Shakopee. The new headquarters expects to add 500 new employees. In addition, 3-D printing company Stratasys Inc., in Eden Prairie expects to add 100 employees and AT & T transferred 93 employees from Alabama to Minneapolis to add to the tally.

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