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Firms in Northwest Struggle to Find Workers

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Firms in Northwest Struggle to Find Workers

Economy

Firms in Northwest Struggle to Find Workers

Firms in Northwest Struggle to Find Workers

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Employers in many parts of the West are facing record low unemployment levels. They are having to raise wages and become more creative in how they attract new employees. In states like Montana, Idaho and Wyoming, unemployment is hovering around 2 and 3 percent.

Hope Stockwell reports from Montana Public Radio.

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