HELENA — No one was jumping for joy over the deal struck last week to give most Montana state government workers pay raises starting next month.
HELENA — A split House Appropriations Committee approved a state pay plan Saturday, but stripped out the 5 percent raises in base pay for state workers in each of the next two years that Gov. Steve Bullock and unions had sought.
This week’s historic U.S. Supreme Court's decision affirming the constitutionality of Obamacare is a victory for middle-class families. Thanks to the Supreme Court's decision, Obamacare will continue to ensure that children in Montana cannot be denied coverage due to pre-existing conditions,…
Congress needs to do the right thing and fully renew unemployment insurance for 2012 without change. Millions of workers are in the fight of their lives looking for work and are still trying to get back on their feet four years after Wall Street millionaires crashed our economy. Congress sho…
HELENA — Retirees of Montana public employee retirement systems will face no increase in health insurance premiums under an agreement reached by Gov. Brian Schweitzer and public employee unions.
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.