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.
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.
Emmet J. Cushing (1974-1977)
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