TwinCities.com (03/21/12) Frederick Melo
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton’s office and the Minnesota Department of Human Rights has announced new county-specific targets for minority hiring. Construction companies funded by the state will have to double or almost triple their minority hiring goals. The minority hiring goal in Hennepin and Ramsey counties will be 32%. The goal in Annoka, Carver, Dakota, Scott, and Washington counties will be 22%. Previously the goal was 18% for especially large projects and 11% for smaller projects. The goal for female hiring will be 6%.