The labor force in Minnesota was 3,048,189 in February 2016, up from 3,031,563 in January 2016, and up from 2,979,653 one year ago in February 2015. Employment was 2,913,358 in February 2016, up from 2,894,474 in January 2016, and up from 2,846,553 one year ago in February 2015.