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  • Montana's Application For "Lost Wage Assistance" Funds Approved

    Lauren Lewis|Aug 26, 2020

    Helena – The Montana Department of Labor & Industry (DLI) announced that the United States Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) has approved Montana’s application for the Lost Wages Assistance Payments grant. This grant allows DLI to provide an additional $400 per week in assistance payment to those receiving Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits due to COVID-related impacts. FEMA disaster relief funds will cover $300 of the new weekly payment, and the other $100 will come from Montana’s allocation of the federal CARES Act Coron...

  • DLI Issues Guidance To Montanans Returning To Work

    Lauren Lewis|May 13, 2020

    Helena – The Montana Department of Labor & Industry today is issuing guidance to Montanans returning to work during Phase One of the reopening of Montana’s economy. “We at the Department of Labor & Industry have been intently focused on getting benefits to the Montanans who have had their employment affected by COVID-19,” Acting Commissioner Brenda Nordlund said. “While we continue to focus on that mission, we also know that many workers and businesses are reopening and returning to work.” DLI has launched a new page on its COVID-19 we...

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