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Department of Labor sues hotel owner over back pay

FARGO, N.D. — The U.S. Department of Labor is suing a Fargo-based hotel owner for allegedly failing to pay minimum wage and overtime rates in North Dakota and Montana.

December 16, 2014 4:31 pmLoading…

Enerflex closing Casper plant; 89 jobs affected

Enerflex Limited management announced Thursday it is closing its Casper natural gas compression and processing plant because of a shift in the market from Powder River Basin coalbed methane to shale gas in the eastern United States.

June 13, 2013 2:54 pmLoading…
Bozeman-area company faces fines in fatal bear mauling

Bozeman-area company faces fines in fatal bear mauling

The death of a Montana animal trainer mauled by a pair of 500-pound captive brown bears could have been prevented if standard safety practices had been followed, federal authorities said Tuesday, as state officials revealed that the private menagerie where the death occurred has seen numerou…

April 30, 2013 2:17 pm Related Loading…

Corvallis asphalt plant cited for violations after worker death

CORVALLIS – A Corvallis asphalt production plant, M.R. Asphalt Inc., has been cited with 16 safety and health violations by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration after an investigation into the death of a worker last fall.

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Casper broadcaster faces federal labor lawsuit

CASPER, Wyo. — The owner of five Casper radio stations is the subject of a federal labor lawsuit over employee pay.

November 22, 2012 3:53 pmLoading…
Montana labor commissioner nominated for federal job

Montana labor commissioner nominated for federal job

HELENA - Sen. Max Baucus' office says Montana Labor and Industry Commissioner Keith Kelly has been nominated to be the U.S. Department of Labor's assistant secretary for veterans affairs.

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Garfield classes train adults for better jobs

Garfield classes train adults for better jobs

Deborah Castillo-Mraz worked as a certified nurse assistant for several years, but at age 49 can longer do the heavy lifting the job requires.

March 11, 2012 12:15 am Photos


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Federal inspectors cite Thermopolis bentonite mine in safety sweep

CASPER, Wyo. — A bentonite facility near Thermopolis was one of several mining sites across the county issued citations from federal inspectors in a safety sweep in April, although the facility's owner isn't sure why it was included in the highly publicized inspections.

June 01, 2011 11:45 pmLoading…

Wyoming tribes get federal employment grants

Wyoming tribes get federal employment grants

June 24, 2010 11:06 amLoading…

Sustainable-energy programs approved for COT

Montana State University Billings College of Technology is one of four colleges in the state that will begin offering programs in sustainable energy later this year.

June 02, 2010 11:46 amLoading…

Wyoming receives training grant

CASPER — Eight projects to train workers in emerging energy sectors will be funded by a U.S. Department of Labor grant to the Wyoming Workforce Development Council.

January 23, 2010 11:30 pmLoading…

Wyoming’s worker injury rate holds steady

CASPER — Nationwide, nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses declined 7 percent from 2007 to 2008, the lowest level since 2002, according to a new report by the U.S. Department of Labor.

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