Guidance on changes to employment and labor policies.
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The Minnesota Chamber has worked throughout the COVID-19 pandemic to help our members create economic opportunity to improve the lives of all Minnesotans. Our advocacy on behalf of employers, their employees and communities helps keep and expand business and jobs in Minnesota. We look forward to working with lawmakers to enact policies that will help the business community recover from the COVID-19 recession and flourish in the long-term.
This report provides data to illustrate those initial severe and unprecedented impacts of the pandemic and government interventions as well as the ongoing uncertainty and challenges. An economic imperative stands before us: We must restore livelihoods now and position the state for long-term growth. It’s possible, and it’s a collective effort. Public health and economic recovery must go hand in hand. Whether you are reading this report as a private-sector employer or an elected official, you have a responsibility to move the needle forward into a period of improvement and long-term success.
There are several recognized strengths of Minnesota’s economy that should be relied upon to spur short- and long-term growth.
Stabilize existing businesses through targeted relief. Targeted relief should include the following:
COVID-19 is first and foremost a public health crisis. Protecting the lives of Minnesotans remains the paramount concern for all. Yet, failure to achieve a timely economic recovery will imperil the well-being of tens of thousands of Minnesotans as well. Public health and economic recovery must go hand in hand.