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  • 6 ways to invest in productivity and upskill your current workforce

    Mar 23, 2023
    The gap between available jobs and available talent in Minnesota is growing. While Minnesota’s negative migration trends have widened this gap, the primary driving force is a reality we share with the rest of the country. An ageing population has caused the number of workers leaving the workforce to significantly outpace the number entering. 
  • Does your business need commercial umbrella insurance? | from Western National Insurance

    Mar 22, 2023
    Accidents happen, and the resulting damage, medical costs, and other costs could exceed your business’ insurance limits. Consider this scenario: one of your employees is driving to a job site, and they hit a car with multiple occupants who all get seriously injured. Your company could be held liable for the occupants’ medical costs, loss of wages, and additional costs – all of which could add up to a potentially devastating expense.
  • Grow Minnesota! winter quarterly 2023

    Mar 9, 2023
    The Grow Minnesota! program was founded in 2003 on a simple premise: chambers of commerce and economic development organizations can advance Minnesota’s economy by proactively connecting businesses to resources to grow and expand in the state. This has remained Grow Minnesota!’s core mission for nearly twenty years.
  • Experts discuss potential workplace difficulties of marijuana legislation

    Mar 9, 2023
    The Minnesota Chamber of Commerce’s Women in Business series continued with an event focused on the impact of the potential marijuana legislation currently being talked about at the Capitol, which culminated in a panel with experts covering a wide breadth of issues, including legal ramifications, worker’s comp, and a medical perspective.
  • Black History Month: Minnesota Chamber member leaders featured in 200 Black Leaders to Know

    Feb 24, 2023
    February is Black History Month throughout the country, a time to celebrate the accomplishments, achievements and vast contributions of African Americans throughout the nation's history. To commemorate Black History Month, the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal highlighted 200 Black leaders in the Twin Cities region. Many of the distinguished leaders are leaders in the business community and many are part of Minnesota Chamber of Commerce member organizations. Congratulations to these inspirational leaders for your contributions to the state and your businesses!