Lori & Julia here from myTalk 107.1! We hope to see you for the Minnesota Chamber’s next Women in Business event on April 29. You don’t want to miss it as we mix business and politics over lunch and fun conversation.read more
Governor Mark Dayton has framed the debate for adopting the next two-year budget; it’s the wrong direction for Minnesota budget policy.read more
The Minnesota Chamber is pleased to offer practical training that is guaranteed to bring your business to the next level.read more
Join employers and veteran job-seekers at the Military Hiring Fair. It’s a premier opportunity to network and connect with talented individuals who are ready to transition into the civilian workforce. Mark your calendars and register for the event on February 12 at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.
The Blaine restaurant, Bluzy’s Roadside Bar, recently reached settlement with Rich Pour Enterprises, LLC, owner of The Blue Door Pub, to change its name to “The Roadside.”
The Minnesota Chamber agrees with Gov. Mark Dayton that we must get serious about the transportation debate at the Legislature. We support finding new ways to ensure sustained and strategic investment in roads, bridges and transit.
But we first must ask: What are our needs? What will the various levels of investment ‘buy’ us?
Co-founder disputes are not uncommon. Founders often start companies on a shoestring and they fail to establish a solid legal foundation. They do not establish the proper legal framework of who owns what part of the particular company, including intellectual property, before forging full steam ahead.
Governor Mark Dayton released his budget on January 27 as Minnesota enjoys some of its best economic times in recent years. The projected surplus of more than $1 billion for the two-year budget beginning July 1, 2015 – and growing to $3 billion for Fiscal Years 2018-19 – provides a great opportunity to strengthen Minnesota’s business climate by reducing some of our uncompetitive business taxes.
At a time when national polls remind us that trust in business is low, how do you know if a business is ethical? A sign on the door? Code of conduct posted on the wall? Words like “integrity” in ads or the values statement? These are hints, but how do we really know? As employees, consumers, suppliers or even investors, most of us anchor our perceptions about the ethics of a business in the way we are treated as we interact with the enterprise and its people.
In the world of electronic sharing and e-mails providing data at lightning speed, the issue of trade secrets has become an increasing concern for all businesses. Minnesota adopted the Uniform Trade Secrets Act in 1980.