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Governor Bullock Announces Plan to Begin Phased Reopening of Montana

Governor Steve Bullock today announced a gradual and phased reopening of the state beginning Sunday for individuals, and extending to businesses on Monday

Thursday, April 23, 2020

Governor Bullock to Provide Emergency Rental Assistance to Families Hardest Hit by COVID-19

MONTANA – Governor Steve Bullock today issued a Directive to provide emergency rental assistance to help families with limited financial resources make ends meet during the unprecedented economic situation caused by COVID-19. 

Monday, April 13, 2020

Governor Bullock Extends Directives Issued to Respond to COVID-19 Pandemic

Directives Extended Through April 24 to Protect Montanans by Slowing the Spread of COVID-19

MONTANA – Governor Steve Bullock today extended through April 24 Directives he issued to protect Montanans from COVID-19 by slowing the spread of the virus in Montana. The Directives were set to expire on April 10.

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Governor Bullock Recognizes Native American Women’s Equal Pay Day

Under Bullock’s tenure Native pay gap narrows in Montana, still more progress is needed

Governor Bullock on Equal Pay Day 2019

Governor Steve Bullock today joins the nation in recognizing Native Women’s Equal Pay Day, a day to symbolize how far into the year an American Indian woman must work to earn what a man earned in the previous year.

Monday, September 23, 2019

Governor Bullock Announces Release of Equal Pay for Equal Work Wage Negotiation Webinar

Free on-demand webinar available now

Wage Negotiation Screen Capture

Governor Steve Bullock announced today that the Equal Pay for Equal Work Montana Task Force released a free wage negotiation webinar as a resource for the public to continue narrowing the gender pay gap in Montana.

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

On Equal Pay Day, Governor Bullock Celebrates 100 Years of Montana’s Equal Pay Law

Gov. Bullock and members of his Equal Pay for Equal Work Task Force on Equal Pay Day, 2019

One hundred years after the Montana Legislature passed a law requiring women be paid the same wage for doing the same job as a man, Governor Steve Bullock today at an Equal Pay Day celebration, alongside the Equal Pay for Equal Work Task Force and Montana legislators, renewed calls to continue that forward-thinking and close the wage gap.

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Working Together to Eliminate Montana’s Wage Gap

Equal Pay Day is April 2, 2019

1919 Legislature

By Tara Rice and Galen Hollenbaugh 

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Governor Bullock Celebrates Equal Pay Legislation Clearing Milestone

Montana State Capitol

Governor Steve Bullock and Representative Laurie Bishop Tuesday celebrated the passage of the Montana Paycheck Transparency Act out of committee. This marks the first time an equal pay bill has made it out of committee under Governor Bullock’s tenure.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

On Equal Pay Day, Governor Bullock Renews Calls to Close Montana’s Wage Gap

Bullock signs new Executive Order, honors a Montana business

MONTANA – Five years after launching the Equal Pay for Equal Work Taskforce, Governor Steve Bullock on National Equal Pay Day renewed his charge to close Montana’s gender wage gap. Bullock unveiled a new Executive Order promoting equal pay while speaking at a Montana business that prioritizes workplace transparency.

Tuesday, April 10, 2018
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