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‘Right to work’ bills resurface at the Legislature

Your daily newsletter from Labor at the Legislature The ‘right to work’ movement has resurfaced in Montana with a raft of bills in the 67th session. Proponents say the measures are ripe to spur economic growth in the wake of COVID-19, but a new study says right-to-work states lag in wage growth and worker protections. […]

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‘Right to work’ makes a new push in Montana

The return of ‘Right-to-work’ Montana candidates didn’t have much to say about unions and labor law on the campaign trail, but a slate of bills and a new public-influence push show fresh energy behind a perennial Republican priority. By Elliott Thornton Gianforte rolls back some COVID-19 restrictions Gov. Greg Gianforte announced new emergency directives Wednesday […]

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Labor at the Legislature

The ‘right to work’ movement has resurfaced in Montana with a raft of bills in the 67th session. Proponents say the measures are ripe to spur economic growth in the wake of COVID-19, but a new study says right-to-work states lag in wage growth and worker protections.

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Six stories that matter to Montanans

Your daily newsletter from What does the science really say about masking? On Aug. 31, the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services claimed in an emergency rule that the science on mask effectiveness in reducing viral transmission is “not conclusive.” But according to infectious disease specialists, the literature is abundantly clear: masks work. […]