Governor Gianforte's Return-to-Work Bonus Gives Montana Businesses a Boost of Confidence
May 12, 2021
Montana businesses are applauding Governor Gianforte’s recent “Return-to-Work Bonus” initiative. The plan is bold, innovative and a welcome bump to our economic recovery.
Early last winter, the Montana Chamber Board, led by Chairman Paul Hopfauf of Montana-Dakota Utilities, a subsidiary of MDU Resources Group, Inc., met with Montana’s congressional delegation to express concerns about new labor challenges beginning to develop as businesses were navigating through the COVID-19 shutdowns.
Recently, moderate concern has grown to a near crisis as more “help wanted” signs are showin...