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Workers growing concerned about wage theft as bosses struggle with lack...

Workers are increasingly concerned about wage theft and other forms of labor exploitation during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to data from the state Department...

Sweden and Norway took different approaches to COVID-19; the results are...

On May 2nd in the Los Angeles Times, Swedish Ambassador to the United States, Karin Olofsdotter wrote a commentary on why her country did...

Librarians, National Guard recruited for states’ new contact tracing armies

As states seek to loosen wide-ranging restrictions imposed to constrain the novel coronavirus, they’re also looking to deploy a huge new fleet of workers...

Living by the law 'No one is keeping us as Jews...

We have been friends and brothers for some time. Tragically, we came together after the shooting at Tree of Life – Or L'Simcha Congregation...

Same food, less fun: Farmers’ markets adjust to coronavirus

On a recent Saturday, customers walked single-file through Mill City Farmers Market, like Catholics in line for communion. If they wanted to purchase something,...

Tracking economic malaise and collapse through the lens of one northeast...

From 2005 to 2015 — the years bracketing the extended impacts of the Great Recession — northeast Minnesota sustained the greatest share of Minnesota’s...

Outdoor dining allowed starting June 1 in Minnesota; salons to reopen...

Gov. Tim Walz announced Minnesota restaurants will be allowed to re-open for outdoor dining starting June 1, Wednesday. Salons and barber shops will also be...

Data: Women, Black Minnesotans, young people are getting worst of...

Women, Black people and young Minnesotans are suffering the worst of the economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic, according to an analysis of recent...

Pay raises, COVID-19 economic aid derailed by partisan bickering in Legislature

The clock is once again ticking for Gov. Tim Walz and lawmakers to overcome partisan differences that derailed a number of legislative priorities left...

We’re security officers, but we don’t feel secure

I’ve been a security officer for over 11 years, and our industry has never gotten the respect we deserve. Now with the COVID-19 pandemic,...
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