In May, Minnesota’s unemployment rate rose from 8.7 percent of the labor force to 9.9 percent of the labor force. Let’s look at what that means.
With its diversified economy, Minnesota’s economy has once again proven to be more resilient in the face of recession than the national economy as a whole.
States have some discretion to determine who is covered, but essentially, any individual who has exhausted all rights to regular unemployment and is self-employed should qualify.
Under normal economic assumptions, when the supply of something — labor — is low, its price — wages — should go up.
“Just as ‘good work is good for health,’ we must also remember poor quality work can be detrimental for health,” the researchers wrote.
According to the 2013 “oneMinneapolis” report, 77 percent of whites in the Twin Cities are employed, compared to only 52 percent of blacks and 39 percent of American Indians.
State officials report 10,300 jobs were added in the state last month; the professional and business services sector gained the most.
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By some estimates, in January of 1933 more than 50 percent of workers on the Iron Range were out of work or working only a few days a month.