Department Of Labor And Industry
HELENA — Montana's seasonally adjusted unemployment right rose slightly to 4.7 percent in August.
HELENA — Emergency unemployment compensation benefits will end nationally Dec. 28 for 539 jobless Montanans.
In May 2012, Canadian-American Structured Solutions opened a large factory in Billings with promises to hire up to 100 workers to build affordable, energy-efficient, modular homes for the housing-starved Bakken oil field.
BOZEMAN — Voting is beginning this week on whether to keep Montana State University's faculty union.
KALISPELL — Montana regulators at odds with a ranch for children adopted abroad are asking a judge to order its owners to stop using buildings not up to code.
HELENA — Montana legislators soon will be debating whether to approve the proposed pay raises for state employees negotiated by Gov. Brian Schweitzer and public employee unions.
HELENA — The Montana Democratic Party gave attorney general candidate Pam Bucy $35,000 after a federal judge struck down state donation limits as unconstitutional, but she returned it Tuesday after a federal appeals court reinstated the limits. Ted Dick, executive director of the Democratic …
Minimum-wage earners are getting a 30-cent raise on Jan. 1, putting a bit more bulk in employee paychecks across Montana.
Chef Tom Siegel tastes Harissa soup prepared by student chef Jeremy Voisine, right, as he waits for the verdict. Nearly all of the students in the culinary arts program have jobs before graduation.
Second-year student Keven Kidder sifts flour for one of his projects last week in the culinary arts program at the College of Technology Missoula campus.
A College of Technology student enjoys a turkey wrap in the dining room at the school. One of the fringe benefits of having the program at the school is that all students get to enjoy the fruits of of the culinary program's labor.
Tom Siegel, second from left, a culinary arts instructor and executive chef, answers questions from students in the culinary arts program at the College of Technology Missoula campus. Tagine cooking, using ceramic pots from the Maghreb region of northwest Africa, is just one of the areas of …
HELENA — The number of Montana deaths in the workplace decreased 30 percent in 2010.
HELENA — Three public employee unions filed an unfair labor practice complaint Wednesday over the 2011 Legislature's refusal to pass the pay raises for state workers they had negotiated with Gov. Brian Schweitzer.
HELENA — The Department of Labor and Industry says most Montana employers will see an increase in unemployment insurance rates for the second straight year.
HELENA — Deputy Labor Commissioner Dore Schwinden is the new director of the state Commerce Department, Gov. Brian Schweitzer said Thursday.
HELENA - The state is reminding massage therapists they must now get a license to practice.
Unemployment in Yellowstone County dipped to 5.2 percent for April, down from 6.0 percent in March, according to the state Department of Labor and Industry.
Health care reform has dominated President Obama’s agenda since he took office one year ago, but plenty of Montanans would like to see unemployment move to the top of the president’s to-do list.
HELENA - About 15,500 Montana workers will see their wages rise by 30 cents an hour starting today because of an increase in the state minimum wage, the state Department of Labor and Industry estimates.