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Unemployed Workers and Labor Market Opportunity in Central Minnesota

 

January 7, 2020



Not every worker who wants a job has a job in today’s economy, strong as it is. Employment churn and layoffs leave many workers jobless, even during a time of historic economic growth and record low unemployment. Data from Minnesota’s Unemployment Insurance program tell more about who is laid off and currently seeking work. Workers Without Work analyzes workers in Central Minnesota who qualify for benefits and looks at the opportunity they may find in the labor market. To add, employers may connect with workers who have been laid off through their local CareerForce location.

The Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) System has made some changes to its codes. This is a national system used to classify workers into one of 867 detailed occupational categories and codes workers based on the work they do for pay. Here’s a guide to the changes.

Fun With Statistics looks at the age distribution by Minnesota county historically – and forecasts what is likely to happen based on what has happened.

The work of the LMI Office supports Minnesota’s businesses, its workforce and economic development system, and the workers of today and tomorrow. How Did We Help You in Program Year 2018?

Industry Snapshots look at Hospitals, Insurance Carriers and Related Activities, Internet Services Providers and Related, and Justice Public Order, and Safety Activities.

Also, Minnesota economic indicators, industrial and regional analysis, Current Employment Statistics and Local Area Unemployment Statistics.

The Minnesota Employment Review, published by the LMI Office, examines labor market conditions and key economic indicators statewide.

 

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