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Originally from the East Coast, Dee earned her undergraduate degree at Vassar College and a master's degree in journalism at the University of Maryland. In her spare time, she enjoys travel, fitness, reading, and being an adjunct journalism professor.

United Auto Workers strike expands to locations in Twin Cities area

Facilities in Plymouth and Hudson, Wis., are among the 38 locations added across 20 states.

Minnesota unemployment rate ticks up a bit as more people reboot job searches

Minnesota employers added 4,400 jobs in August. At the same time, more people re-entered the workforce, boosting the unemployment rate.

Minnesota factories, dealerships brace for trickle-down effects from UAW strike

Minnesota auto suppliers such as Twin Cities Die Castings and dealerships think a broadened or lengthy strike could have big economic repercussions.

Inflation rises again, and Twin Cities residents are feeling the pinch

Gas and shelter prices continued to rise in August, pushing up consumer prices by 0.6% for the month and 3.7% so far this year

DEED's jobs website for unemployed Minnesotans hacked

The Department of Employment and Economic Development has notified jobseekers of the unauthorized access to information in the website.

Defense Dept. to buy Edina firm's drug for radiation exposure that could also treat long COVID

Humanetics received a $20 million Department of Defense contract to develop the drug to prevent long-term damage from radiation.

Federal worker complaints rise with union activity in Minnesota

National Labor Relations Board complaints this year in Minnesota and nationally are already above full 2021 and 2022 levels. Organizers expect even more in 2024.

Amazon partners with Minneapolis company for warehouse-safe hijabs

The idea came out of the Brooklyn Park facility, which unveiled the hijabs this week.

Blandin Paper Co., Teamsters reach deal to end strike in Grand Rapids

The union has been on strike since July 15, demanding better wages.

Rosemount Aerospace will pay $712K to settle charges it discriminated against Black job seekers

The company cooperated with a Department of Labor compliance review that found discrepancies.