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Governor Bullock Announces Additional Support for Montana Businesses to Create Jobs, Grow the Economy

March 15, 2017View for printing

Workers' compensation rate reductions allow job creators to invest in their business, employees, and Montana's economy

Governor Steve Bullock today announced that the Montana State Fund Board of Directors recently reduced workers' compensation rates by 5%.

"Montana's strong fiscal management and efforts by employers to keep workers safe results in more hard-earned dollars to invest in business, employees, and Montana's economy," said Governor Bullock. "As we continue to build on the economic strength of Montana businesses, this is another step forward to help businesses grow and create more good-paying jobs."

As a result of positive loss experiences, the Montana State Fund Board of Directors made the decision on Friday to reduce the rate for 2018. There has not been a rate increase since 2006. Since 2007, rates have gone down or remained flat every year.

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