The Whitehall Ledger - Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

By BROOKE STROYKE
Office of the Governor 

Montana Unemployment Rate Falls to 3.1%

 

November 24, 2021



Governor Greg Gianforte announced the number of employed Montanans hit an all-time high in October as Montana’s unemployment rate fell to 3.1%, a low achieved only six times over the last 45 years, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Total employment grew by nearly 2,400 jobs while the labor force expanded by nearly 1,200 workers.

“By opening Montana for business, we have more Montanans working than ever before,” Governor Greg Gianforte said. “We’ll continue enacting policies that create more Montana jobs, increase opportunities, and bring the American dream into gr...



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