The Montana Commissioner of Labor and Industry
is an appointed state executive position in the Montana state government.
The Commissioner serves as head of the Department of Labor and Industry. Their mission statement is "To promote the well-being and opportunities of Montana's workers, employers, and citizens, and uphold their rights and responsibilities."
The current officeholder is Pam Bucy. She was appointed by Gov. Steve Bullock in 2013.
The state Constitution establishes the Department of Labor and Industry in Article XII, the Executive Department.
Under Article XII, Section 2:
The legislature shall provide for a Department of Labor and Industry, headed by a Commissioner appointed by the governor and confirmed by the senate.
Per 2-15-111 of the Montana Code, the Commissioner is appointed by the Governor with confirmation of the Senate. The commissioner serves at the pleasure of the Governor and may be removed at any time.
In 2010, the Montana Commissioner of Labor and Industry was paid an estimated $96,967 according to the Council of State Governments.
P.O. Box 1728
Helena, MT 59624-1728