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.
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…
A snapshot now of Montana’s unemployment situation from Governor Greg Gianforte.
The Unemployment rate is low in Montana. Perspective from Governor Greg Gianforte.