MINNEAPOLIS — About 4,800 nurses at five Minneapolis-area hospitals have begun a weeklong strike over a contract impasse. Members of the Minnesota Nurses Association members began striking at 7 a.m. today at hospitals operated by Allina
A number of Northwest Ohio communities serve as examples of state’s economic distress.
Darker scenarios for the global economy are being discussed by economists as they try to gauge the risks of Thursday’s referendum on the European Union.
Unemployment rate inches down to 5.1%.
Arkansas lowest at 3.8 percent. U.S. level at 4.7 percent.
Ohio’s unemployment rate last month slipped to 5.1 percent, down from 5.2 percent the month before, the state Department of Job and Family Services said today. There were 9,200 jobs added last month and the number of unemployed dropped by 2,
Reflecting higher energy and shelter costs.
Weekly applications up to 277,000, the highest in four weeks.
LANSING — Michigan’s unemployment rate in May fell to 4.7 percent, on par with the national rate. Total employment for the month, however, was unchanged from April, marking the first month this year that it did not increase, according
No hint on timing of next hike, in part because of uncertain job market.