The Minnesota Legislature is considering a series of bills that would mandate that employers provide certain benefits to their employees. These proposals include state-mandated paid time off policies, paid family and medical leave, minimum wage, and predictive scheduling. The Legislature will begin hearings on these bills this week. Businesses are encouraged to weigh in with our legislators with their thoughts on these issues. Additional details on the proposals under consideration and how to contact your legislators follows. Read More
With C-suite execs worried about their future workforce, one argument is we need to start preparing our children early and “rewire” the students’ brains for complex, analytical thinking. Critical thinking is the baseline for any career choice, especially in such a rapidly changing economic environment.
This and more in the article “The War For Talent.”
RSVP now for a free luncheon forum with experts and elected officials as we discuss What Minnesota Can Learn From Germany on Energy Policy.
Friday, December 14
11:30 am – 1:00 pm
South Central College
Heritage Hall Read More
The Minnesota State University, Mankato College of Business Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship invites all students, faculty, staff and the entire community to an international celebration of entrepreneurship.
Greater Mankato Growth is proud to be a supporting partner for this week-long schedule of events. These are great opportunities for emerging entrepreneurs to connect with existing business professionals. By attending you will play a part in supporting local innovation and supporting new start-up enterprises. Read More
Area businesses have been receiving email correspondence notifying them they have won an award from a website identifying itself as “northmankato.”
The email invites the business to claim their award, however, you must purchase the award for $150.
This email, award, and website are not affiliated with the City of North Mankato or Greater Mankato Growth, Inc.
Greater Mankato Growth is your one-stop-shop for all the information you’ll need to exercise your right to vote in the 2018 election. On our Election Toolkit website, you’ll find online candidate profiles, candidate forum videos and details on how and where to vote on November 6. Our online candidate portal features information provided directly by the candidates themselves including biographical information and their response to a questionnaire. Elections are one of the most important and effective ways citizens can make their voices heard. By providing our members, as well as the broader community, access to the information presented in our Election Toolkit we hope to enable them to make informed voting decisions. Read More
Voters in Minnesota District 19B will be asked to select a state representative this November 6. To help voters cast an informed ballot, Greater Mankato Growth in partnership with KTV, Mankato’s public access television station, held a forum with the candidates running for the seat: Representative Jack Considine (DFL) and Joe Steck (R).
You can view a recording of the forum below.
Mankato voters will be asked to select City Council members in Wards 1, 3 and 5 this November 6. To help voters cast an informed ballot, Greater Mankato Growth in partnership with KTV, Mankato’s public access television station, held a forum with the candidates running for City Council: Mark Frost & Fardosa Jama (Ward 3), and Jessica Hatanpa & Tyler Meihak-True (Ward 5). Karen Foreman (Ward 1) was unable to attend. You can view a recording of the forum below.