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Safety Fest Kalispell. January 8-12th
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MONTANA-For the fourth straight year, Montana’s workplace safety has improved, while injury and illness rates have declined....
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Governor Steve Bullock announced Montana’s unemployment rate remained at 3.9% for the month of October, maintaining the level it has been for most of 2017. The U.S. unemployment rate declined by 0.1 percentage points to 4.1%....
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The Montana Department of Labor & Industry is required to set the proper prevailing wage rates and determine the proper classifications for work performed on public works projects. Any questions regarding the survey can be directed to Mike Smith at 406-444-1741 or msmith3@mt.gov
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While Montana continues to make slow but steady progress to improve workforce safety; businesses from across the state received recognition today for their commitment to making workplaces safer....
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MONTANA - Montana Governor Steve Bullock today announced he has appointed Galen Hollenbaugh to serve as the Commissioner of the Montana Department of Labor & Industry....
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Governor Steve Bullock today announced Montanans earning minimum wage will see the rate increase to $8.30 per hour beginning January 1, 2018. ...
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Governor highlights low unemployment, rising wages, and the value of apprenticeships to grow Montana's economy....
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Announcements

COMING SOON: Safety Fest Kalispell. January 8-12th, 2018

Provides high-quality safety training for Montana’s workers at little or no cost

Governor Bullock Announces $1.1 Million to Help Main Street Businesses Create Jobs, Train Employees and Plan for Growth

Governor Steve Bullock today announced $1,124,030 in economic development grants to assist Main Street businesses across Montana

News

SmartLam Expanding Headqurters, Operations to Weyerhaeuser Site

Columbia Falls company plans to quadruple production of cross-laminated timber, hire more than 75 employees

Businesses Take On Challenges Of Freight, Workforce And Paperwork

There were recurring themes during a Kalispell Chamber of Commerce panel discussion about manufacturing last week.

A City’s Path Forward

With the groundbreaking of a long-awaited rail park, Kalispell’s ambitious vision for a revitalized core area is coming into focus

Public Lands Driving Growth In Montana, Study Says

For the past two decades, Montanans have been making more money, creating more jobs and increasing investment and retirement income in the state.

Kalispell Bypass Named Finalist in National Transportation Contest

The Kalispell Bypass continues to gain national recognition but needs some local love in its pursuit of $10,000 for charity.

Outdoor Industry Emerges as Top Economic Engine in Montana

Montana’s outdoor economy has joined the ranks of the state’s top-tier moneymakers, outpacing almost every other economic sector except for real estate and government, according to a new report by the Outdoor Industry Association.

Finding Help in the Flathead

As tourists flood the valley, many local businesses find themselves understaffed, overworked and facing a dearth of seasonal workers

‘Montana’s Newest Commercial Center’ Plows Forward

The massive development is the latest example of Kalispell’s rising role as a regional trade center amid ballooning population.

LHC Awarded $11 Million Contract to Build Glacier Rail Park

Kalispell City Manager Doug Russell said the rail park could break ground as early as July

Building Buzz: Glacier Rail Park, Other Large Developments Poised to Break Ground

Construction begins on elementary school; brewery, apartment complexes in the works

Montana Worker Shortage Starts to Pinch State’s Employers

Montana is facing a workforce shortage that would put the unemployment rate below 2 percent by 2025