Minnesota’s Economic News — W/E 6/10/22

Labor market

WJON: Many Companies Turning to Teenagers to Fill Open Positions 

Star Tribune: Minnesotans with disabilities feel left behind amid workforce shortage

Kare 11: More than 214,000 jobs open in Minnesota, setting record high

Star Tribune: Job vacancies in Minnesota outnumber jobless workers more than 2 to 1

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal: Minnesota reached record number of job openings at end of 2021; wages soar

The Center Square: Minnesota DEED launches new campaign to fill historically high job vacancies

Voice of Alexandria: Job vacancies reach record high in Minnesota at 214,000 openings

Grand Forks Herald: Job vacancies reach record high in Minnesota

Valley News Live: Minnesota reports record high job vacancies

WDIO: Job vacancies reach record high in Minnesota, at 214,000 openings

KSTP: DEED: Minnesota sees record number of job openings

WCCO: Minneapolis To Raise Minimum Wage Starting July 1

Kare 11: Minneapolis minimum wage to increase July 1

Star Tribune: Pay increase coming to Twin Cities minimum wage earners July 1

KTTC: Minnesota sees record job openings, state launches new job campaign

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal: For Minnesota’s business advocacy groups, hiring remains key issue


Grand Forks Herald: Minnesota exports show solid growth

Star Tribune: Minnesota, Finland strive to deepen economic ties

Economic growth

KSTP: Minnesota’s hospitality industry showing signs of rebound

State and local taxes and spending

Finance & Commerce: Several local governments turn down $73M of pandemic aid

Pioneer Press: Real World Economics: Reports tackle Social Security state taxation issue