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Proposed bill ensures job security for laid off Minnesota workers

"The bill will help maintain established employer-employee relationships which are critical to the speed of the overall economic recovery."

MINNESOTA (KVRR) – As the pandemic uproots many people out of their jobs, fellow Minnesotans are speaking out for new legislation that will help hospitality and service sector workers impacted after losing their jobs. As state restrictions ease up and more businesses open, laid off workers are worried they’ll be out of jobs to competing applicants. Minnesota House Democrats are…

Minnesota minimum wage increase could pose risks for businesses

"Where we are in the pandemic I would think that any mandated increases probably aren't the best way to go."

MINNESOTA — As minimum wage increases take effect in Minnesota, businesses could face some tough challenges. “Businesses are feeling the pressure obviously from COVID. Also, a really tight labor market, so the ability to attract, retain and develop employees has been challenging for business and so business of all sizes are having very different effects from the mandate,” Fargo Moorhead…