In some cases, the pandemic has been an accelerant of labor trends that were already underway, like increasing automation and digitalization of jobs.
Supply constraints have driven up housing prices—often a leading indicator for rents—and renters are now feeling the effects. The result of th…
The region’s economy continues to improve, but is slowing as COVID-related struggles wear on progress longer than observers had expected, a Minneapolis Federal Reserve economist said Friday.
The pandemic-era economy has many unusual and uncertain features that have made it difficult to analyze. And one of the major open questions i…
One of the COVID-19 pandemic’s most significant long-term effects on the economy could be rising wages.
Child care isn't affordable for many families in the United States. Can the Treasury Department help alleviate this issue? Source by: Stringr
A U.S.-based economist won the Nobel prize for economics Monday for pioneering research that showed an increase in minimum wage does not lead …
The Montana Department of Labor & Industry recently released the state’s annual Labor Day report, providing analysis from state economists of a turbulent year.
The nurses in Kalispell say they aren't being paid on a similar scale to nurses in other cities in Montana.
These varying experiences of COVID-19 across professions reflect the larger fact that every job has different levels and types of risk inherent in the work.
A group of workers employed by a private company at the Missoula International Airport are paid $9.65 to start, while their counterparts in Kalispell start at $12.50.
Despite many physically demanding jobs being essential, research suggests it may become increasingly difficult to hire for these roles.
Despite decades of record-setting home sales, owning a home has become increasingly difficult for the average worker. Mortgage interest rates are historically low, yet hourly earnings have failed to keep pace with rising housing costs
The skyrocketing cost of both undergraduate and graduate education is causing many to rethink whether or not the investment in an advanced degree is worth it. Fortunately, there are many lucrative jobs that don’t require graduate school.