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2016 Fall Job Fair / Gateway Community Center / Kalispell
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Montana’s unemployment rate remained steady for the month of July at 4.2 percent. The national unemployment rate stayed at 4.9 percent for the month of July as well. ...
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Governor Steve Bullock, Superintendent Denise Juneau and Department of Labor & Industry Commissioner Pam Bucy today announced that the state’s Jobs for Montana’s Graduates program is among the best in the country....
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The U.S. Department of Labor announced the release of two updated labor law posters required for businesses to post......
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The wage gap remains a generational thing. But not for long, if Lt. Gov. Mike Cooney, Sheila Hogan and Butte business leaders have their way....
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The June 2016 Economy at a Glance focuses on understanding the unemployment rate...
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The Montana Department of Labor & Industry (MTDLI) and the Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education (OCHE) have joined forces to share data and create analytics that can be used by our state’s community colleges to ensure that our workforce training systems are aligned with our economic needs
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Montana Department of Labor and Industry

Announcements

Employers Register Now To Participate In The 2016 Fall Job Fair
Are you in the process of hiring new employees or hiring for the holiday season? Then plan to participate in the 2016 Fall Job Fair and connect with local talent and maximize business exposure.
Governor Bullock Announces $100,000 Grant
Grow Opportunities for Montanans between the ages of 16-29 in STEM Careers

News

Laid Off Workers Entering Good Job Market
Workers who lost their jobs last week as Weyerhaeuser shut down its sawmill and plywood plant in Columbia Falls won’t be facing a weak job market.
SmartLam Weighing its Future in the Flathead Valley
Columbia Falls manufacturer considering other states to build world’s largest cross-laminated timber development site
Tax Implications Surround Closure of Weyerhaeuser Mills
The closure of two mills in Columbia Falls is poised to have implications that extend beyond the immediate employees who are laid off.
Employer input needed for housing survey
Whitefish business owners are being asked to participate in an employer housing survey that will help quantify Whitefish’s workforce housing needs.
Wage growth a highpoint in Flathead economy
While the local timber industry continues to struggle, Flathead County has experienced overall wage growth surpassing the state’s average
Tester joins Columbia Falls in search for solutions for Weyerhaeuser workers
Sen. Jon Tester, D-Montana, met with Columbia Falls representatives Friday morning for a roundtable discussion on what local and federal efforts could do to fill in the community’s gaps.