HEALTHBEAT Change fatigue in health care
The patient was at the hospital for a straightforward same-day surgery but the admission process fell far short of efficient. She was directed hither and yon - first to the registration desk, then to ... Posted on 5/9/13 at 3:39 PM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Dayton expects contract to go down
Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton said he expects Republican legislators to reject a state worker contract his administration negotiated.
The political grandstanding from the top row of the bleaches will a... Posted on 8/18/12 at 4:22 AM
Governor Mark Dayton has proclaimed today, Thursday, April 28, to be Workers Memorial Day, in remembrance of the workers who have been injured or killed on the job in the state of Minnesota and also in recognition of the continuing efforts that are needed to improve safety in highway work zones and at all worksites.
A thousand Minnesota union workers, some still wearing their hard hats, rallied in the state Capitol after work Tuesday to show support for their Wisconsin brethren who are fighting a Republican governor and legislators working to remove most public employee bargaining rights.
The Internal Revenue Service has posted on its website the newly-revised payroll tax form that most eligible employers can use to claim the special payroll tax exemption that applies to many new workers hired during 2010.
Unemployed workers in Minnesota will receive an additional $25 a week under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, according to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).
Good news: Fewer Minnesota workers were hurt on the job in 2006 than at any time over the previous 10 years.
Bad news: That same year the state’s workers’ compensation system cost businesses $1.7 billion, more than ever before.
The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) has been awarded $2 million from the U.S. Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration to build the entrepreneurial skills of dislocated workers age 50 and older.
The number of paid workers' compensation claims fell 29 percent relative to the number of employees from 2000 to 2006, according to a newly released Workers' Compensation System Report from the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry (DLI).
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