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TAA Informational Workshop for Weyerhaeuser & LC Staffing
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Governor Steve Bullock announced Montana’s unemployment rate remained steady at 4.3 percent in October, with payroll employment increasing by 2,200 jobs. The national unemployment rate decreased by 0.1 percentage points to 4.9 percent. ...
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Gov. Steve Bullock and Labor and Industry Commissioner Pam Bucy celebrated National Apprenticeship Week on Wednesday at the Montana Electrical JTAC Training Center as several dozen people participating in apprentice programs looked on....
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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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The Montana State Workforce Innovation Board (SWIB) is opening its competitive process to select the state’s One-Stop Operator in accordance with the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) sec. 121(d).
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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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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

Announcements

Governor Bullock Announces $100,000 Grant
Grow Opportunities for Montanans between the ages of 16-29 in STEM Careers

News

Laid-off mill workers qualify for assistance
Laid-off Weyerhaeuser employees are now eligible to apply for federal benefits slotted for industry workers who lost their job as a result of international trade or competition.
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.
Montana's Medicaid Expansion Jobs Program Facing Scrutiny
Medicaid expansion barely passed Montana's Legislature last year.
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
Flathead County’s Economy Facing Worker Shortage, Industrial Shifts
More than 800 positions are available during shoulder season
Ready to Roll
From a visionary concept in the 1940s to the largest single transportation project in Montana history, the Kalispell bypass is finally complete.