Gov. Greg Gianforte wants to boost Montana’s workforce with more apprentices. Labor leaders and journeymen warn that could jeopardize training and workplace safety.
A former Montana Department of Corrections employee lost in her discrimination complaint filed against the state, alleging she was terminated from her job due to retaliation after several women came forward with sexual harassment allegations against the agency’s director.
The Montana Department of Labor & Industry recently released the state’s annual Labor Day report, providing analysis from state economists of a turbulent year.
Based on early data, several studies indicate that the 26 states that opted out of expanded unemployment benefits haven’t seen a significant bump in workers returning to the labor force.
Hundreds of Montanans who received Pandemic Unemployment Assistance payments have been asked to pay back the Montana Department of Labor and Industry — some receiving bills for over $10,000 — because of a federal change to how a person is deemed eligible for the money.
Montana is waiting to see how things play out following President Donald Trump's executive order that would provide $400 weekly federal unemployment payments — but only if states picked up a quarter of that amount.
Lt. Gov. Mike Cooney, Democratic candidate for governor, announced his "Keep Montana Working" to help the state's economy grow and bounce back from the COVID-19 pandemic.
A report by the Montana Department of Labor and Industry says the state's tight labor market could continue through 2025, as more people retire each year than will join the workforce.
HELENA — Ann Olson is a single parent, and when her daughter, Tierra, was born, the baby needed surgery.
Mingled expressions of gratitude and frustration greeted the news that Montana's health department had removed all 27 children from the Ranch for Kids in remote Rexford and suspended the private program's license.
In an apparently unprecedented action, the state of Montana removed 27 children from the Ranch for Kids in Lincoln County on Tuesday morning.
The Montana Department of Labor and Industry has opened an investigation into a residential teen treatment program near Eureka after the Missoulian inquired about its claim that it was licensed.
Montana’s hunting outfitters report leasing more than 6.5 million acres across the state last year, or close to 10 percent of private lands.
Byron Weaver finally got tired of working all the time and not making enough money to pay the bills.
Not one of Montana's private residential programs for troubled teens has faced significant sanctions despite racking up 58 complaints since the state began licensing them 12 years ago.
The Montana Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists decided Monday to continue to allow dogs and other animals in salons and barbershops.
A handful of people, plus a 10-month-old pup, traveled to Helena Monday to object to a rule that would ban all animals except service animals from barber shops and hair salons.
CUT BANK — Shelby Schools Superintendent Elliott Crump knows firsthand about the teacher shortage in Montana.
Galen Hollenbaugh has been appointed as commissioner of the Montana Department of Labor and Industry.
Ravalli County’s per capita income has slowly been on the rise since 2010 with unemployment rates tracking in the opposite direction.
BUTTE – It's going to be a tough Christmas for some.
EUREKA – In the past year, the Ranch for Kids Project has come under scrutiny by top-ranking Russian government officials, who in June arrived…