State continues job gain, adding 6,200
Minnesota employers added 6,200 jobs in February, according to figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.
The state has added 32,300 jobs in the last three months and regained more than half of the 156,300 jobs that were lost during the recession. The state unemployment rate ticked up 0.1 percent in February to a seasonally adjusted 5.7 percent.
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