One patient advocate told lawmakers Friday that the workforce shortage at Montana State Hospital is putting patients and staff in "life-or-death" situations.
"It's been a travesty that we have lost that many long-term employees," state Sen. Mark Sweeney said of shortages in staffing at the state mental hospital.
The OPI’s licensure office has recently come under fire with concerns highlighted by two letters written by groups of school superintendents from around the state.
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"My biggest concern was working on the Spratt Unit, we had no real CNA training," a former employee said. "We were learning on the fly, basically, when it comes to specialized resident care."
High demand on housing is compounding recruitment and retention efforts at the same time facilities need more workers than ever before to handle surges in COVID-19 patients.
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The announcement comes amid growing inflation concerns.
During the worst of the pandemic, the museum was closed to the public. Even with the infusion of nearly $450K from COVID relief funds, staff were laid off and exhibits were postponed.
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The money is from the federal American Rescue Plan Act.
Amid a continued labor shortage in the state, a legislative panel on Wednesday voted to direct $22 million in federal COVID relief money to increase job training opportunities.
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.
Though our ongoing pandemic recovery is progressing with nearly 50 percent of Montanans fully vaccinated, the last 16 months have exposed gaps…
Gov. Gianforte said employers across the state are complaining about candidates failing to show up for scheduled interviews as many businesses struggle to fill open positions.
Missoula, Great Falls and Bozeman would have lost their designations as Metropolitan Statistical Areas under the proposed rule.
After weathering challenges as essential workers during the pandemic, homecare workers in Montana are calling for higher wages by rallying support for the American Jobs Plan.
Starting Monday, four pandemic-related unemployment benefit programs will end in Montana.
The health department said at the height of the pandemic 171 child care programs closed in the state.
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