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2015 news releases


For information about news releases, contact Communications Director James Honerman.

These news releases are listed in chronological order, most recent first.

  • Nov. 4 -- Apprenticeship:  Workforce training that meets the needs of today and tomorrow (editorial)

  • Nov. 2 -- Apprenticeship expanding in Minnesota; number of active apprentices surges 59 percent statewide during past four years

  • Oct. 29 -- Survey shows Minnesota workplace injury rate sets new all-time low

  • Oct. 14 -- Dual-grants available for employers, training providers; goal is to develop employees for future careers in advanced manufacturing, agriculture, health care service or information technology industries

  • Sept. 30 -- Ceramic Industrial Coatings receives safety and health award, recognized Oct. 5

  • Sept. 17 -- State's fatal work-injuries continued decrease in 2014

  • Sept. 9 -- Minnesota receives $5 million federal grant to expand registered apprenticeship in high-growth jobs

  • July 30 -- Minnesota's minimum wage increases Aug. 1, second of three increases

  • July 14 -- Minnesota's new minimum-wage poster is online, law changes Aug. 1, 2015

  • June 19 -- Construction codes licensing fees reduced July 1, 2015

  • June 16 -- Minnesota minimum-wage increases Aug. 1, 2015

  • May 21 -- Legislature approves workers' compensation cost-savings measure

  • May 4 -- Stand-down for fall prevention in construction events begin May 4

  • Jan. 22 -- Minnesota's new state building codes go into effect Jan. 24

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