August 7, 2012 in The Daily Republic
SIOUX FALLS (AP) The wife of a South Dakota man who stole $5.6 million from 3M Corp. wants to stop the government from using her half of his pension and retirement benefits to pay his restitution.
June 27, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
The 3M Co. will be allowed to burn waste from outside sources at its incinerator in Cottage Grove, the only hazardous waste incinerator in the state. Continue Reading
November 5, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
Mississippi River fish now carry a lower amount of a chemical manufactured by the 3M Corp., according to a report by the company. Levels of PFOS — perfluorooctane sulfonate — have dropped by as much as half in four species of fish, according to the report. The drop occurred between 2007 and 2009 in fish found in Pool 2, a section of the Mississippi near Hastings.
August 23, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission asserted the Maplewood, Minn.-based industrial conglomerate unlawfully laid off hundreds of employees over the age of 45 during a series of terminations from 2003 through 2006. 3M fired many highly paid older employees, among others, apparently to save money and cut workers in salaried positions up to the level of director, the EEOC said Monday. Continue Reading
August 22, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says technology giant 3M has agreed to pay $3 million to several hundred former employees who accused the company of age discrimination.
March 19, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
3M Co. agreed to pay up to $12 million to settle an age discrimination lawsuit filed in 2004 with as many as 7,000 current and former Minnesota workers. Much of the settlement, if approved, will go to attorneys. Continue Reading
February 12, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu, who has touted nuclear power along with wind and solar energy as clean alternatives to fossil fuels, toured 3M Co. in Maplewood, Minn., on Friday with U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar and was briefed on an array of products the conglomerate makes in its burgeoning clean-energy business. Continue Reading
September 9, 2010 in INFORUM
ST. PAUL, Minn. Manufacturing conglomerate 3M Co. has agreed to pay $810 million for Arizant Inc., a company that makes heating devices for surgical patients. Continue Reading
August 30, 2010 in INFORUM
NEW YORK 3M Co., which makes products ranging from Post-Its to respirators, computer arms, and films for LCD TV screens, said Monday it has agreed to acquire Cogent Inc. in a deal worth about $943 million. Continue Reading