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High court union decision threatens Minnesota law

July 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Opponents to establishing unions for child care and personal attendant businesses say they think a U.S. Supreme Court ruling in a related Illinois case also will result in overturning a 2013 Minnesota law.
The court ruled Monday that in…continue reading on dglobe.com

High court union decision threatens Minnesota law

July 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Opponents to establishing unions for child care and personal attendant businesses say they think a U.S. Supreme Court ruling in a related Illinois case also will result in overturning a 2013 Minnesota law.
The court ruled Monday that in…continue reading on dglobe.com

Help wanted in Mitchell

February 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

South Dakota is poised to be on “the leading edge of a national workforce issue,” according to a local development expert.

South Dakota’s businesses, including those in Mitchell and the surrounding area, have been routinely hindered in recent year…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Help wanted in Mitchell

February 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

South Dakota is poised to be on “the leading edge of a national workforce issue,” according to a local development expert.

South Dakota’s businesses, including those in Mitchell and the surrounding area, have been routinely hindered in recent year…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

ND one of few states to see low-income wages increase; SD’s wages decrease

February 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

North Dakota was one of only three states that saw wages rise for so-called “low-income wage earners” during the Great Recession, according to a new study by the Economic Policy Institute.Low-income wage earners are in the bottom 20 percentile, accor…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

ND one of few states to see low-income wages increase; SD’s wages decrease

February 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

North Dakota was one of only three states that saw wages rise for so-called “low-income wage earners” during the Great Recession, according to a new study by the Economic Policy Institute.Low-income wage earners are in the bottom 20 percentile, accor…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Minimum wage remains on Minnesota legislative agenda

January 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — President Barack Obama’s State of the Union speech promise to “give Americans a raise” raised the hopes of Minnesotans who want the state minimum wage increased.
The Democratic-controlled Minnesota House already is on record in fa…continue reading on dglobe.com

Minimum wage remains on Minnesota legislative agenda

January 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — President Barack Obama’s State of the Union speech promise to “give Americans a raise” raised the hopes of Minnesotans who want the state minimum wage increased.
The Democratic-controlled Minnesota House already is on record in fa…continue reading on dglobe.com

High court child care case expands

January 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

A U.S. Supreme Court hearing that could affect a Minnesota law allowing child care workers to join unions took on broader interest during Tuesday’s arguments when it became apparent that justices could make a decision to ban forcing government work…continue reading on dglobe.com

Thune, other senators fight farm regulations

January 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

By South Dakota Ag Connection

U.S. Sen. Mike Johanns, R-Neb., Friday led an effort with 42 of his Senate colleagues from both sides of the aisle in requesting the Occupational Safety and Health Administration immediately stop what he says is unlaw…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com