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United Way Winter Warm Up in Kalispell
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Montana's unemployment rate shrank to 4.0% for the month of November. ...
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For the third straight year, Montanans workplace safety has improved and injury and illness rates have declined. ...
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Montanans earning minimum wage will see the rate increase to $8.15 per hour beginning January 1, 2017. An estimated 3,323 workers, or approximately 1.2 percent of the workforce, receive minimum wage....
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Governor Bullock Announces $100,000 Grant
Grow Opportunities for Montanans between the ages of 16-29 in STEM Careers

News

Assistance available for laid-off Weyerhaeuser employees
Workshops are being held by the Job Service in Kalispell to help workers get back on their feet after two Weyerhaeuser mills closed this summer laying off over 100 people.
Flathead Building Permits Surpass 2015 Mark
Permits filed with Flathead cities and the county in 2016 are pointing to future growth in the residential, commercial and health care sectors, with building permits and zone-change requests booming over 2015’s mark in some areas.
Tester announces retraining program available for Weyerhaeuser workers
Some Weyerhaeuser workers who were laid off when two mills were closed in Columbia Falls will see greater federal assistance in getting retrained for new jobs, Montana Sen. Jon Tester announced Monday.
Medicaid Expansion Committee Shifts Focus To Workforce Training
Montana's Medicaid Expansion oversight committee wants more people enrolled in the workforce training program offered by the HELP Act.
A Legacy Of Labor
Once a thriving manufacturing hub where generations of families were employed by two flagship companies, Columbia Falls forges a new economic identity