Beyond Unemployment: Finding Work in Montana

Over seventy thousand Montana workers can’t find work or can’t get the hours of work they need to make ends meet. But stagnant, high unemployment is not just a problem for the jobless. A strong economy is dependent upon a strong middle class.  This means access to good jobs, wages, and benefits for a hard day’s work. When tens of thousands of Montana workers are unemployed or underemployed, economic growth and prosperity are limited for all Montanans. This report serves as a reminder to our policymakers that our first and primary focus must be on building an economy in Montana that will encourage job growth.  Read full report.