• Montana ends unemployment pay boost amid worker shortage

    10 days ago - By Chron

    HELENA, Mont. - Montana is ending its participation in the federal unemployment program that gives people extra weekly unemployment benefit payments as the state struggles with a worker shortage, Republican Gov. Greg Gianforte announced Tuesday.
    Beginning June 27, unemployed workers in the state will no longer receive $300 in weekly extra benefits funded by the federal government through Sept. 6.
    The state will launch a new program to give bonuses to unemployed workers who return to work.
    “Montana is open for business again, but I hear from too many employers throughout our state who can't...
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  • Montana ends unemployment pay boost amid worker shortage

    10 days ago - By Stl Today

    HELENA, Mont. - Montana is ending its participation in the federal unemployment program that gives people extra weekly unemployment benefit payments as the state struggles with a worker shortage, Republican Gov. Greg Gianforte said Tuesday.
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