Montana's unemployment rate held steady at 4.0 percent for December 2016.
The December 2016 edition of Economy at a Glance focuses on the importance of Montana's nonprofit sector to the state's economy.
Montana's unemployment rate shrank to 4.0% for the month of November.
The November 2016 Economy at a Glance focuses on Montana's Nursing industry and its importance to the state's workforce.
The October issue of the Economy at a Glance focuses on the importance of STEM jobs to Montana's present and future.
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.
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.
For the third straight year, Montanans workplace safety has improved and injury and illness rates have declined.
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).
The September 2016 Economy at a Glance has been released. This month's edition focuses on apprenticeships across the state.
Montana’s unemployment rate remained at 4.3 percent in September. The national unemployment rate increased by 0.1 percentage points up to 5.0 percent.
Montana’s workforce received a boost with the award of a $1.1 million Reemployment & Systems Integration National Dislocated Worker Grant from the U.S. Department of Labor.
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.
The August 2016 edition of Economy at a Glance focuses on the 2016 Labor Day Report.
Montana’s unemployment rate increased slightly by one-tenth of a percent for the month of August, to 4.3 percent. The national unemployment rate stayed at 4.9 percent, at the same level it has been since June.
The next Equal Pay for Equal Work Task Force will be held on Monday, September 19th at the Strand Union Building (1300 W. Park Street) in Butte. The meeting will be from 11:00 AM-3:00 PM. Public comment will be taken at 2:30 PM.
The 2016 Labor Day Report has been released by the Montana Department of Labor & Industry.
Governor Steve Bullock, flanked by Montana’s Commissioner of Labor & Industry Pam Bucy and Lt. Governor Mike Cooney, presented the 2016 Labor Day Report to the people of Montana.
This report contains information about Montana’s workers’ compensation system, claims and benefits characteristics, dispute resolution, and department programs and their functions.
The July 2016 Economy at a Glance focuses on "Estimating Future Workforce Needs."
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.
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.
The U.S. Department of Labor announced the release of two updated labor law posters required for businesses to post...
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.
The June 2016 Economy at a Glance focuses on understanding the unemployment rate
Montana’s unemployment rate remained steady for the month of June at 4.2 percent.
We’ve all heard the stereotypes about millennials. Lazy. Entitled. Job hoppers. Needy. Hard to manage. Just Google millennials in the workforce and you’ll find an endless list of not-so-glowing generalizations.
Safety and workforce development go hand in hand. A safer work environment means more productive workers, fewer lost time accidents and lower workers’ comp rates.
We are excited to announce the 2016 Governor’s Conference on Workers’ Compensation is being held at Big Sky Resort in Big Sky, Montana from August 24th-26th.
HELENA, MT – Montana’s unemployment rate remained steady over the month of May at 4.2 percent. The U.S. unemployment declined by 0.3 percentage points to 4.7 percent.
The Equal Pay for Equal Work Task Force will be meeting Wednesday, June 29 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM at the University of Montana in Missoula.
The May 2016 edition of the Economy at a Glance focuses on the demographics of the unemployment insurance system.
Upcoming schedule for Labor Management Advisory Council meetings
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
Equal Pay Day: Examining the Evidence for the Gender Wage Gap
The health care industry is expected to see continued growth over the coming decade, but employers may have trouble keeping up with
Governor Steve Bullock, along with Montana Rail Link President Tom Walsh and Labor Commissioner Pam Bucy highlighted
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Montana Department of Labor and Industry
HELENA, Mont.-The Montana Department of Labor & Industry is recognizing individuals in the field of Workers’ Compensation with the inaugural Governor’s Achievement
State Workforce Innovation Board
Building Safety Month is a public awareness campaign to help individuals, families and businesses understand what it takes to create safe and sustainable structures.
Montana is a rural state. The U.S. Census Bureau estimates there are only 6.8 people per square mile in the state, making the population twelve times more dispersed than the national average
BILLINGS, Mont.-Today, the Montana Department of Labor & Industry recognized Yellowstone Electric Company with the Safety & Health Achievement Recognition (SHARP) Status for their ongoing commitment to workplace safety and health management.
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Today, Governor Steve Bullock was joined by Commissioner of the Montana Department of Labor & Industry Pam Bucy, and HELP Act sponsor Senator Ed Buttrey (SD 11, Great Falls) to announce the launch of HELP-Link at the Great Falls Job Service
Today Governor Steve Bullock was joined by Montana Tech Chancellor Donald Blackketter, Montana Department of Labor & Industry Commissioner Pam Bucy and Montana Tech Director of Nursing Karen VanDaveer for a tour of their nursing program
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The Research & Analysis Bureau of the Montana Department of Labor & Industry (DLI) is excited to announce significant updates to www.careers.mt.gov and www.lmi.mt.gov
The Montana Department of Labor & Industry (DLI) is excited to announce that Statewide Workforce Programs and Oversight Bureau Chief, Pam Watson has been named as a recipient of the Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) 2015 National Workforce Leadership Award
Governor Steve Bullock today met with business leaders to discuss the importance of apprenticeship training programs and highlight the opportunities available to Montana’s veterans in the state’s workforce during a morning roundtable
The Montana Department of Labor & Industry recently received a multiyear grant from the Center for Disease Control (CDC)
The Job Service Employers Committee is delighted to again offer the Mike Bullock Memorial Scholarship to high school seniors in the Helena area
This publication contains employment statistics and the impact on Montana's economy.
In the United States, women earn median wages that are 71% of the median earnings for men. In Montana, this figure is 68 percent.
In the next 10 years, at least 130,000 working Montanans will retire. With an aging population, Montana’s labor force will only grow by 4,100 workers per year for the next 10 years.
This publication is a data source for regulators and others who may be interested in the increasing medical costs in workers compensation claims.
On Labor Day 2015, Montana’s workers and businesses are enjoying higher wages, strong output growth, and an ideal unemployment situation.
To transform localized college healthcare education into a statewide workforce system.
To improve career and college readiness for Montana high school students and adult learners.
At the regional labor market level, a partnership of employers within one industry sector or cluster that work closely with government, education and training
2015 Technical Assistance and Training Conference
Opportunity, Alignment and Improvement by Design
Using MCIS to Connect Clients and Agencies
This report contains a general description of the Licensing and Board Management Bureaus, and the accomplishments of the boards and programs during the last biennium.
This report covers Registered Apprenticeship’s Program activities from July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2014.
The Montana employment projections provide information for businesses planning workforce needs, for education institutions training future workers, for existing workers looking to advance in their career, and for students trying to make informed decisions about their career opportunities.
With the unemployment rate in Helena and Lewis and Clark County among some of the lowest in Montana, employers
The Montana Department of Labor & Industry (MTDLI) is issuing this Request for Proposals (RFP) from eligible Community Partnership Teams (CPT’s) for potential inclusion in a $3.95 million
Governor Steve Bullock today announced that Montana received a $100,000 grant from the National Governors Association (NGA) Policy Academy on Work-Based Learning
The Montana University System (MUS) and the Montana Department of Labor & Industry (DLI) have recently launched a new initiative
I am excited to announce that Spring Creek Inn Memory Care has recently launched an innovative, but well-practiced, training program that will enable Certified Nursing Assistant
Labor & Industry Commissioner Pam Bucy and apprenticeship business sponsors from throughout the state gathered today to celebrate National
As part of his efforts to ensure Montana businesses have a deep pool of talented and trained workers, Governor Steve Bullock today announced
Legislative changes effective July 1, 2015