Skip to comments.Minnesota employers cut 8,100 jobs in October
Posted on 11/15/2012 10:08:57 AM PST by Arthurio
Minnesota employers cut 8,100 jobs statewide in October, by far the worst monthly job report of the year.
A massive positive revision to the September numbers helped offset the loss, but the states employment and economic development agency, DEED, reported major losses in administrative support and lower-paid business services jobs, which shed 4,800 jobs. State government lost 1,900 jobs, mostly in education, and durable goods manufacturing lost 800 jobs.
Employment data for October does certainly reinforce the concerns weve expressed here, that the recovery, while it does continue, is a fragile one, said Steve Hine, DEEDs labor market economist. Well be paying a great deal of attention to Congress as they grapple with the so-called fiscal cliff.
Hine said the weakness in business-to-business service jobs is a bad sign for the economy, even though many of the positions are on the low end of the pay spectrum and a large portion of them are temporary positions.
You could see it as a leading indicator, he said.
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how do they continue to pin the label of ‘recovery’ in any way shape or form on this kind of news?????
and these idiots in Minn, voted for obama too??? wtf?
The worst month is the month right after the election?
I’m shocked. And hurt. And surprised. And really shocked.
yeah but we all know it is because of the hurricane Sandy
that job claims were up and not this report......do
I really need a sarcasm tag
Look, these are the cretins who are represented in the Senate by Al Franken, for pity’s sake. They are typical, clueless Democrats.
it’s because of Sandy, right? Oh wait....maybe the youtube video? Sure it has nothing to do with Obama’s anti-business world. (sarcasm)
Superstorm Sandy’s Fault!
This Obama cesspool is really backing up!
Sandy Obama is everywhere!
Wow, Sandy really was an incredible storm, it went all the way to Minnesota.
How’s that FORWARD! Hopey Changey thing working for ya, Minnesota....
All because of that Sandy Bush Ben Gazi guy.
No more hopes and dreams,but a block of cheese to live on!
Don’t worry. The DFL Party (Donkey) in MN will make it illegal to fire or layoff employees or to go out of business because it would inconvenience their employees. Private employers will be slaves of the state and they will not be forgiven.
Some people are just lemmings.
We are so screwed.
Don’t say that. Some folks up here have said things pretty close to that already. Fines for moving companies out of State, etc...
Now everyone is looking for ways to move. My vote is still for either Texas or South Dakota...
Breaks my heart ! Bronco Bama voters.
Glad I have remote farmland and guns !
It’s a YouTube video of Sandy....taken by Bush!
People on MN always disappoint. Luckily this year they decided to keep Michelle Bachmann around for another term.
The lower-paying jobs are taking a pounding under ObamaCare regulations. It makes no economic sense to force such a benefit for a low-wage job.
Hundreds of thousands of jobs are going to vanish and maybe a million go part time over the next several months, and they will still call it a “recovery”.
There could be new ration cards, bread lines and national rolling blackouts and they will still call it a “recovery”.
Lots of golf course maintenance people and irrigation specialists will have the winter off. Whether they’ll all have jobs come spring is another story.
This is where totalitarian thinking leads to inexorably. The DFL will eventually champion this because it is who they are.
Hey Minnesota, how’s that hope and change working out for you?
All of these people will end up on the Govt freebie list which is EXACTLY what Obama wants..these people will be permanent Dem voters
They don't. This type of news has to be suppressed. The news that reads "recovery" is statistics, and the statistics are massaged to deliver whatever message the propagandist wants to impart.
Some see it as a warning, others as a play book.
Don’t feel sorry for them what so ever. They voted to continue with Zero’s policies, let them live with it. Same as the “victims” of Sandy. The unions turned away non-union workers that came to help. I say sit in the dark and freeze your rears off then. Too bad.... soooooo sad..
SD would work. Still close enough to see fam still here if you wanted.
NO state income tax? no stadiums to fund or light rail boondoggles.
Although, I have an idea for a full service gun range/shop/training facility. Full 50 lane 1200yrd PALMA range, multiple shooting bays, trap/clays, pro-shop, etc... Would be open to public, SWAT/LEO, NRA events, Appleseed, SHTF/Zombie shoots, and 3-gun Nation.
Dream big. ;-)
when you have your SWAT shoot, make sure you have golden retriever targets!
bada bing! bada boom!
Pitbulls on the swing out targets and Rat terriers on the running rabbit targets.
Oh, Dear. Perhaps their hero will come to their rescue.
The ditso Liberals in Minnesota probably think it is the fault of the ATMs.