In more than half the country, unemployment rates dropped to record lows in February, including Montana’s 2.6% in data that goes back to 1976. According to the personal finance website Wallet Hub, Montana ranks 5th on the list of states whose unemployment rates are bounding back the most from the height of the pandemic. State data follow...
State Unemployment Rate Reaches All-Time Low
Montana’s unemployment rate dropped to 2.7% in January down 0.2% from December’s adjusted rate and is the fifth lowest in the nation. The State has recovered all jobs lost since the start of the pandemic and has grown by 13,849 with 539,758 Montanans employed in January. Montana’s labor force was at its highest recorded level in January at 55...
Senator Daines Lauds Governor For Record-Low Unemployment
Montana’s unemployment rate hit 2.5% last December. Senator Steve says Governor Greg Gianforte should get a lot of credit in reaching this milestone.
50,000 New Montana Businesses Started Up Last Year
Montana is currently experiencing a record low unemployment rate of 2.5% but that’s not the only way the economy is thriving. Secretary of State Christi Jacobsen recently shared what her office has seen over the past year. https://northernbroadcasting.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/1-26_537.mp3
Unemployment Rates Continue To Drop In Montana
Montana’s unemployment rate fell to 3.1% in October a low achieved only six times over the last 45 years. Total employment in Montana grew by nearly 2,400 jobs while the labor force expanded by nearly 1,200 workers. The lowest unemployment rate ever recorded in Montana was 2.8% in February of 2007. https://northernbroadcasting.com/wp-content/u...
Montana Reports Conflicting Numbers On State Employment
Despite unemployment numbers going down many Montana businesses are still fighting to bring in more staff. The unemployment rate for Montana dropped down to 3.3% in September but the Montana Department of Labor & Industry reports last week the state reported its most “new jobs” and “job openings” in the last two years. At the end of June, ...
Governor Gianforte Comments On Montana’s Unemployment Rate
A snapshot now of Montana’s unemployment situation from Governor Greg Gianforte. https://northernbroadcasting.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/10-14_832.mp3
Governor Gianforte Comments On Latest Unemployment Rate
The Unemployment rate is low in Montana. Perspective from Governor Greg Gianforte. https://northernbroadcasting.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/6-04_837.mp3