As Montanans seek new opportunities to improve their wages and improve their job skills in the healthcare industry, Northeast Montana Health Services (NEMHS) and Faith Lutheran Home have partnered with the Montana Department of Labor & Industry (MTDLI) to launch a new Licensed Practical Nurse apprenticeship in Wolf Point. This new program provides distance learning through MSU-Billings City College for apprentices to invest in the local communities serviced by Northeast Montana Health Services.
The May 2017 issue of Economy at a Glance focuses on the importance on Montana's 55-and-over Labor Force
Montana’s unemployment rate increased slightly in May, moving up 0.1 percentage points to 3.9%.
The U.S. unemployment rate decreased by 0.1 percentage points to 4.3%.
This convergence of the national and state rates is expected with the tightening labor market.
Governor Steve Bullock announced today that the Montana Department of Labor & Industry, Job Service Missoula, and Missoula College have collaborated to launch the state's first Accounting Technology apprenticeship program.
The March 2017 Economy at a Glance asks "Is Small Business Big in Montana?"
Governor Steve Bullock today announced Montana’s unemployment rate is at 3.8%. The U.S. unemployment rate declined by 0.2 percentage points to 4.5% in March.
The Montana Department of Labor & Industry is excited to announce the addition of local area profile data to the Labor Market Information website allowing job seekers and businesses the opportunity to understand their counties’ economic status better.
The February 2017 edition of Montana's Economy at a Glance focuses on the launch of the Local Area Profiles portal on the Department of Labor & Industry, Labor Market Information website.
Governor Bullock announced Montana's unemployment rate declined to 3.8% for the month of February.
The Montana Department of Labor & Industry (MTDLI) is excited to announce the launch of the Montana Occupational Health & Safety Surveillance (MOHSS) website. This portal will provide the public with information about work-related illnesses and injuries, and workplace safety issues for the state.
The January 2017 issue of Economy at A Glance focuses on why economic data skips a month at the beginning of each year.
Montana's unemployment rate dropped to 3.9% for January 2017.
Information for the 2017 Assistance for Business Clinics seminars can be found here.
These clinics are held in conjunction with local partners and are a valuable source of information for businesses and employees.
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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.
For the third straight year, Montanans workplace safety has improved and injury and illness rates have declined.
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.
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 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.
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.
The U.S. Department of Labor announced the release of two updated labor law posters required for businesses to post...
Montana’s unemployment rate remained steady for the month of June at 4.2 percent.
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.
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
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 & 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.
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
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.
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