Unemployment

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3 in 4 who lost job at pandemic's onset were soon working again

The new data comes from the state's employment agency.

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Appeals court rules MN high school students can get unemployment benefits

They've been denied the benefits, and some were even asked to pay them back.

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Unemployed Minnesotans could soon get an additional $300, Gov. Walz says

The state has applied for the federal Lost Wages Assistance program.

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Walz: $100M fund to help Minnesotans pay for housing during pandemic

The application process is expected to begin in August.

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'Imposter' unemployment claims on the rise in Minnesota

Fraudsters have been stealing personal information to file for unemployment as someone else.

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New data predicts Depression-era level of food need in Minnesota

The state's largest foodbank says McKinsey & Co. projects need for food to peak in September

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New data shows spike in unemployment rate, number of claims

Because part-time workers and those expecting a recall are not counted, the rate does not reflect the full impact on employment in Minnesota

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Economic toll of COVID-19 leads to significant layoffs on the Iron Range

Statewide, around 500,000 workers have applied for unemployment since March 16.

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Gov. Walz responds to critics of MN's 'Stay at Home' order

Minnesota's "Stay at Home" order is in place until May 4.

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MN among first to provide $600 federal unemployment payment boost

Applicants will begin seeing the $600 in their bank accounts.

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New unemployment applicants in MN have to follow schedule to apply

More than 200,000 Minnesota workers have applied since March 16.

50,000 Minnesotans have already applied for unemployment

That number will undoubtedly rise as the week progresses.

Minnesota's unemployment rate hits lowest level in 19 years

But there's also been a drop in the number of available jobs in the state.

Lawmakers want unemployment for workers who quit Clubhouse Jäger

The owner had donated to white supremacist David Duke.