Involuntary Terminations: Montana
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Jason Ritchie, William Dabney, Holland & Hart LLP
- The Montana Human Rights Act adds several categories of protected classes of individuals who are not recognized or protected from discrimination by federal law. See The Montana Human Rights Act.
- Certain Montana employers are prohibited from retaliating against employees for their political activities, ideas and beliefs. See Political Retaliation.
- Only certain individuals are eligible for unemployment benefits, depending on industry and employer. See Eligibility for Unemployment Benefits.
- Montana has certain procedures by which an employer may obtain a refund for overpayment of unemployment benefits or appealing their classification and contribution rate. See Unemployment Overpayment Refunds and Employer Classification Status.