Mar. 2, 2015

We are excited to announce the hiring of Nick Kor as our new HIRE Minnesota Campaign Organizer! Say hello and send Nick an email or click here to see his bio. In addition, here is a brief recap of the 2014 MSFA Vikings Stadium Project: 320,697 hours obtained by people of color in 2014 43 percent worked by African Americans 28

Jan. 28, 2015

HIRE Minnesota is going back to its roots by turning its focus to a green jobs project. The Minnesota Airports Commission (MAC) is undertaking a $25 million solar panel development project that is projected to create 250 jobs.The project is subject to the state’s 32 percent hiring goal for people of color, which could mean

Jan. 13, 2015

Advocacy makes a difference. Over the last five years, HIRE Minnesota has been working with the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) to ensure more people of color are hired on Minnesota’s road, bridge and transitway projects. Each month, HIRE Minnesota facilitates a group of stakeholders, including prime contractors, women and minority-owned businesses, labor unions, training

Nov. 28, 2014

Six months into the construction of the new Minnesota Vikings stadium, HIRE Minnesota has learned that workers of color have performed 37 percent of the hours on the project. So far, we are exceeding the state’s 32 percent hiring goal. HIRE Minnesota and the project’s Employment Assistance Firm, led by Summit Academy OIC, have helped

Jun. 10, 2014

A national report, released today by Good Jobs First, celebrates the restoration of the historic St. Paul Union Depot which created 660,000 hours of work for about 2,000 workers across 13 different trades. The report lifts up the work of HIRE Minnesota, whose efforts were instrumental in ensuring that people of color and women were