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  • Waste Wise success story: CAP Carpet & Flooring

    Dec 11, 2023
    As a member of the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce, Allina Health’s Environmental Sustainability Manager, Suzanne Hansen and Energy Smart have teamed up as part of their Green Teams initiative. The first step - get the portfolio of facilities benchmarked to evaluate priority buildings and complete energy consultations. In 2022, Energy Smart completed ten consultations with Allina Health. Often, these facilities manage a tight ship when it comes to operations and maintenance and have already captured the low-hanging fruit of energy efficiency projects. Energy Smart adds value as an extension of the Allina Health team by identifying projects for which rebates were not applied.
  • WSB's Opportunity+ fast tracks participants toward exciting careers

    Dec 1, 2023
    Recently, Whitney Harvey, Senior Director of Workforce Diversity and Inclusion of the Minnesota Chamber Foundation sat down with Laura Rescorla, Project Engineer with WSB, to discuss WSB's unique job training program, Opportunity+. The article marks the first in a series that highlights the incredible Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) work that Minnesota Chamber members do each and every day.
  • How labor law posters can keep your business compliant as laws change

    Nov 30, 2023
    The 2023 legislative session ushered in a host of significant legislative changes, impacting businesses and employees alike. From tax increases to new business regulations, staying compliant with these evolving laws is crucial. To help your business navigate these changes effectively, the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce is your trusted partner in keeping your business compliant with new labor law posters. 
  • 2023 session outcomes: Workplace/staffing regulations

    Nov 15, 2023
    Lawmakers passed a new law that prohibits employers from meeting or communicating with their employees on public policy. The “captive audience” law stipulates that communications must be “wholly voluntary” and not be political or religious in nature. There is a federal preemption of these laws, and they have been litigated in other states. Minnesota’s law is effective on August 1, 2023.
  • What is business succession and transition planning?

    Nov 15, 2023
    Business succession and transition mark key points in a business’ life and the owner’s life. While representing a new era, business succession and transition (BST) requires significant effort and change from everyone involved. BST planning can help ensure long-term, sustainable success and a smooth exit for the owner.  

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