Montana is an employee-friendly state. Examples of laws that it has created include: establishing protected classes outside of those protected under federal law, including political beliefs or ideas; and requiring an employer to provide many leaves to employees. Montana is also the only state that is not an employment at-will state.
This page is a round-up of the state and municipal laws in Montana.
Updated to reflect forthcoming amendments to the workers' compensation law.
Updated to reflect forthcoming law protecting employers from negligent hiring and employment claims.
Updated to reflect forthcoming law protecting employers from negligent hiring claims.
Updated to reflect an increase in the state minimum wage, effective January 1, 2017.
Updated to reflect an increase in Montana's minimum wage, effective January 1, 2017.
Updated to reflect information on case law regarding mandatory arbitration under USERRA.
A roundup of the comprehensive state coverage XpertHR offers to help Montana employers ensure they are compliant with state HR and employment laws.