SENSE AND CENTSIBILITY What should I do if I get laid off?
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STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Emmer faces rowdy crowd of servers
Ol' Mexico Restaurante and Cantina likely never has been as rowdy as Wednesday when governor candidate Tom Emmer met with food and beverage servers upset with him.
Emmer supporters a... Posted on 7/14/10 at 4:31 PM
Rep. Ryan Winkler, DFL-Golden Valley, was correct with respect to two points that he made in his column, “Taxpayers subsidize low-paying businesses” (Page A4, Sept. 29). In the future, there will be a huge demand for health care workers in senior care services, and the people who work in those jobs should be paid more.
Unless the governor and Legislature undertake the challenge to make substantial changes to the state employee compensation system, there will be a growing animosity toward public sector workers, who get higher wages and better benefits than those who are paying the taxes that keep them employed.
There are more librarians graduating than there are available jobs; Forbes ranks the Master of Library Science first in its listing of the worst master’s degrees if a student is looking for a job after graduation.
The Occupational Outlook Handbook reports weak prospects for librarians and stiff competition for a limited number of jobs now and in the future.
Manufacturers across the Upper Midwest will tell anyone who listens that they have jobs to offer — 2,580 welding positions in Minnesota alone — but not enough solid applicants. They point to a "skills gap" between the jobs available and the people out looking for work.
Stark County companies pay the big bucks for mining and oil and gas extraction. The county paid the highest wages in the third quarter of 2011, allowing employees to pocket more than $2,000 a week, according to a Job Service North Dakota report released Tuesday.
The American job market improved modestly in October, and economists looking deeper into the numbers found real reasons for optimism — or at least what counts for optimism in this agonizingly slow economic recovery.
Critics say director used outdated numbers in asking for mill increase; director says she used last official study
The wage data that Grand Forks Public Library Director Wendy Wendt used to justify a property tax rate increase to City Council members last week was outdated and therefore misleading, according to critics of the library.
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