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Employment Services Department

Active dates:1974 - 1977
Function: Administered both the Minnesota State Employment Service and the Unemployment Insurance program. In addition, the department was engaged in more than 50 Federal-State programs created by Presidential ad/or Congressional action.
History: The department was previously known as Manpower Services. The name was changed to the Department of Employment Services effective January 1, 1974. As part of a 1977 reorganization of state jobs programs, the department was combined with the Governor's Manpower Office and Division of Vocational Rehabilitation to become the new Department of Economic Security.
Agency heads: Emmet J. Cushing (1974-1977)
Record last updated: 05/07/2015

Additional print information on this group may be available in the Library's collection of agency notebooks. Please contact a librarian for assistance. The Minnesota Agencies database is a work in progress.

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