For the 5th straight month, Minnesota gained jobs. DEED (Department of Employment and Economic Development) Commissioner Steve Grove says the unemployment rate dropped from 4.1 percent to four percent in May:
“We see from these numbers Minnesotans are getting back to work. Our unemployment rate is dropping for the right reasons. And there is a lot of opportunity in the Minnesota economy as we come out of this pandemic and move into the next chapter of our state’s growth.”
Minnesota added 12,300 jobs in May the private sector added 14,800.