News and Announcements

<!--><a href=";id=b1fef9619b&amp;e=c09beee6b2"></a>
Posted: 10/13/2016 2:09:32 PM
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. ...<!--><a href=";id=b1fef9619b&amp;e=c09beee6b2"></a>
<!--><a href=";id=5094a92b9c"></a>
Posted: 10/2/2016 9:05:36 AM
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....<!--><a href=";id=5094a92b9c"></a>
<!--><a href=""></a>
Posted: 9/26/2016 9:07:25 AM
The August 2016 edition of Economy at a Glance focuses on the 2016 Labor Day Report....<!--><a href=""></a>
<!--[UNIQID]--><a href=";id=c937d24e63&amp;e=[UNIQID]">[UNIQID]</a>
Posted: 9/26/2016 9:03:52 AM
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....<!--[UNIQID]--><a href=";id=c937d24e63&amp;e=[UNIQID]">[UNIQID]</a>
  • PUBLIC NOTICE: Equal Pay for Equal Work Task Force Meeting...<!--<img src="/images/breadcrumb.gif" border="0" alt="Spacer"/>home--><a href=""><img src="/images/breadcrumb.gif" border="0" alt="Spacer"/>home</a>.
  • <!--><a href=""></a>
    Posted: 9/7/2016 11:30:40 AM
    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....<!--><a href=""></a>
    <!--><a href=""></a>
    Posted: 8/22/2016 1:25:08 PM
    The July 2016 Economy at a Glance focuses on "Estimating Future Workforce Needs."...<!--><a href=""></a>
    <!--><a href=""></a>
    Posted: 8/14/2016 11:43:24 AM
    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....<!--><a href=""></a>
    <!--><a href=";id=2fbeb60626&amp;e=b2ab58fc75"></a>
    Posted: 8/9/2016 8:25:01 AM
    The U.S. Department of Labor announced the release of two updated labor law posters required for businesses to post......<!--><a href=";id=2fbeb60626&amp;e=b2ab58fc75"></a>
    <!--><a href=""></a>
    Posted: 8/2/2016 7:50:18 AM
    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....<!--><a href=""></a>
    <!--><a href=""></a>
    Posted: 7/29/2016 7:49:40 AM
    The June 2016 Economy at a Glance focuses on understanding the unemployment rate...<!--><a href=""></a>
    <!--><a href=";id=c9eb36acf1&amp;e=b2ab58fc75"></a>
    Posted: 7/22/2016 1:35:47 PM
    Montana’s unemployment rate remained steady for the month of June at 4.2 percent....<!--><a href=";id=c9eb36acf1&amp;e=b2ab58fc75"></a>
    <!--><a href=""></a>
    Posted: 7/11/2016 1:49:06 PM
    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. ...<!--><a href=""></a>
    <!--><a href=""></a>
    Posted: 7/11/2016 1:43:59 PM
    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. ...<!--><a href=""></a>
  • 2016 Governor's Conference on Workers' Compensation...<!--><a href=""></a>.
  • <!--><a href=";id=60eb90625a&amp;e=b2ab58fc75"></a>
    Posted: 6/17/2016 3:34:30 PM
    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....<!--><a href=";id=60eb90625a&amp;e=b2ab58fc75"></a>
    <!--><a href=""></a>
    Posted: 6/17/2016 2:44:23 PM
    The May 2016 edition of the Economy at a Glance focuses on the demographics of the unemployment insurance system....<!--><a href=""></a>
  • Labor Market Outcomes for Missoula College Report...<!--><a href=""></a>.
  • <!--><a href=""></a>
    Posted: 5/25/2016 10:34:18 AM
    The health care industry is expected to see continued growth over the coming decade, but employers may have trouble keeping up with...<!--><a href=""></a>
    <!--><a href=""></a>
    Posted: 5/23/2016 9:08:30 AM
    Governor Steve Bullock, along with Montana Rail Link President Tom Walsh and Labor Commissioner Pam Bucy highlighted...<!--><a href=""></a>
  • Job Openings - Montana Department of Labor...<!--><a href=""></a>.
  • <!--><a href=""></a>
    Posted: 12/28/2015 9:07:47 AM
    The Job Service Employers Committee is delighted to again offer the Mike Bullock Memorial Scholarship to high school seniors in the Helena area...<!--><a href=""></a>

    Workforce Services Division

    Data and Publications


    Employing Persons with Disabilities - 11/1/2016

    The Challenge of Our Labor Shortage and an Opportunity for the Employers of Montana...Read More