- Issuance of an Independent Contractor Exemption Certificate to independent contractors who are independently established in their own business and have elected to not cover themselves under a Montana workers’ compensation insurance policy.
- Decisions regarding employment relationship statuses, independent contractor or employee, at the request of participating agencies.
Review our frequently asked questions for questions regarding the Independent Contractor Exemption Certificate.
- Issuance of a Construction Contractor Registration to contractors in the construction industry that have employees, are corporations, and are manager-managed limited liability companies.
- Ensuring all construction contractors, especially those with employees, are paying Montana’s rates for workers’ compensation insurance.
Review our frequently asked questions for questions regarding the Construction Contractor Registration.
Notice of Public Rules Hearing
View the proposed rule changes for Construction Contractors and Independent Contractors.
On March 1, 2018, at 1:30 p.m., the Department of Labor and Industry will hold a public hearing in 2nd floor Conference Room A & B, 1805 Prospect Ave, Helena, Montana, to consider the proposed adoption, amendment, and repeal of the above-stated rules.
Description of Related Links
Just because an independent contractor or construction contractor is registered with our Department does not mean that they are licensed, bonded, or tested. Registrations only ensure applicants are in compliance with Montana's workers' compensation laws and do not imply quality assurance.
We participate in several home shows around the state. If you would like us to visit your area, please contact us. We are also available for meetings and educational presentations. Your organization may request up to a quantity of 50 brochures to be mailed or picked up. If you have any suggestions to help us improve what we do, please let us know.
Supervisor | Program Manager - Dallas Cox: (406) 444-9586
PO Box 8011
Helena, MT 59604
Physical Location (for overnight mailing with FED-EX or UPS and walk-in customers, same day processing not guaranteed):
1805 Prospect Ave (2nd floor east side)
Helena, MT 59601
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