Archive for May 2013

Main Street Montana Project – 5/28/13

The Main Street Montana Project came to Billings for the first of many gatherings across the state today (May 28, 2013).  Michael Marsh attended after receiving an invitation from the Office of the Governor (Bullock).  Many were in attendance (around 75) including the Governor, Commissioner Bucy of the Department of Labor and Industry, all of […]

Montana Governor Reauthorizes WC Study Group LMAC

Press release from the Montana Chamber of Commerce.  Despite significant efforts, the decision for inclusion on the LMAC panel has been limited once again to Labor (unions) and Business.  A special ‘permanent’ sub-group was created to accomodate most of the parties that complained about the former LMAC operations, such as the Montana Hospital Association.  Unfortunately, […]

OSHA Announces Initiative to Increase Workplace Safety

DOL/OSHA Launches Initiative to Protect Temporary Workers OSHA has announced an initiative to further protect temporary employees from workplace hazards. A memorandum sent to the agency’s regional administrators directs field inspectors to assess whether employers who use temporary workers are complying with their responsibilities under the Occupational Safety and Health Act. Inspectors will denote when […]