Control Costs

MTSUIP provides education and information through the following outreach programs:

  • Cost-saving workshops offered across the state, giving participants an opportunity to learn practical approaches to keeping claims costs low while protecting school districts from unnecessary exposure
  • Take-home tools from workshops for supervisors to refer to later or share with coworkers
  • Claims tips and updates sent by e-mail and bulletins to help members control costs and reduce claims
  • Montana Education Law Reporter can provide answers to MTSUIP member's questions. The program manual is updated as necessary, so the information is always current and responsive to member’s needs

Unemployment Services

Handles claims processing and audit benefit charge statements

Reviews members’ tax rate annually

Assists with appeals as well as hearing preparation and representation

Provides supervisor training and pre-separation assistance


Governor Bullock Announces Emergency Rules to Streamline Unemployment Benefits for Workers Impacted by COVID-19

MONTANA – Governor Steve Bullock today announced emergency rules to make unemployment benefits accessible to workers laid off due to COVID-19 and waive the typical one-week waiting period before receiving benefits. Click here to read more

In-District Employment Training

As a member of the MTSUIP unemployment insurance program, you should be taking advantage of the 4-hour in-district employment training offered by the MTSBA Staff.  This is offered at no charge to your district as a value-added service of membership in MTSUIP. Call (406) 442-2180 to schedule the training.