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6 03, 2017

5 Best Practices for Implementing Clean Air Strategies at Work

By | March 6th, 2017|Blog, Natural Resources and Environment|0 Comments

Our Clean Air Champions have found creative and simple ways to make clean air strategies part of their workplace culture. As we wind down our inversion mitigation initiative, highlighting the best practices of our Champions can help other businesses follow suit and learn what they can do to clean our air. Here are 5 examples [...]

6 03, 2017

Women’s History Month 2017 Feature: Melanie Vartabedian

By | March 6th, 2017|Blog, Women's History Month|0 Comments

Since 1911, the United States has celebrated Women’s History Month – an annual month declared worldwide that highlights the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society. This year the Salt Lake Chamber is honoring the extraordinary accomplishments, determination and tenacity of women. Against social convention and often legal restraints, women have created [...]

3 03, 2017

38-15-1 Legislative Updates Week 6

By | March 3rd, 2017|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

We're closing in on the final few days of the 2017 General Legislative Session, and well, it can't come soon enough! The major issues are all coming to a head. As such, we've decided to give you a brief summary of the outstanding pieces of the session. Budget: Legislators finalized aspects of the budget this week, including [...]

3 03, 2017

Tax Reform 101

By | March 3rd, 2017|Blog, Business Climate, Taxes and Regulation, Policy|0 Comments

The elephant in the room, at this point in Utah’s general legislative session, is the long-awaited comprehensive tax reform package. As you may recall, our President and CEO, Lane Beattie urged for tax reform to be the central focus of the session in early February and it appears this is coming to fruition. As a [...]

2 03, 2017

President’s Message: Sketching Utah’s Economic Blueprint

By | March 2nd, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

At January’s Utah Economic Review and Business and Policy Summit, the Chamber announced a comprehensive initiative to build on current and past efforts to “Sketch Utah’s Next Economic Blueprint.” The significance of referring to this effort as a ‘blueprint’ is not coincidental. The original blueprinting process began with creating a drawing on tracing paper and [...]

1 03, 2017

Membership Roundup: February 2017

By | March 1st, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Block Advisors 645 East 400 S Salt Lake City, UT 84111 801.355.4649 blockadvisors.com CCG Howells 358 South Rio Grande St. #100 Salt Lake City, UT 84101 801.359.6622 ccgslc.com Executech 10813 South River Front Parkway, Ste. 410 South Jordan, UT 84095 801.253.4541 Familia America Immigration 5243 South Redwood Road #335 Taylorsville, UT 84123 801.656.9605 familiaamerica.com Hoopes [...]

1 03, 2017

Deregulation: The Protection and Advancement of Small Business

By | March 1st, 2017|Blog, Business Climate, Taxes and Regulation, Policy|0 Comments

President Trump recently signed an executive order requiring that federal agencies cut two sets of regulations for every new regulation implemented. This is good news for the business community, who can often be bogged down by federal regulation. The reasoning behind the order is to protect small businesses from damaging regulations that hurt their potential [...]

27 02, 2017

How Utah’s Air Affects the Workforce

By | February 27th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Utah’s air quality has an impact on an employer’s most valuable resource--their employees. There is a correlation between employee health issues and the air quality outside, and many Utah businesses are stepping up to mitigate the health effects of our air. These health issues can influence business operations as they lead to an increase in [...]

25 02, 2017

Utah Non-compete Study Results Now Available | No Further Legislative Action in 2017

By | February 25th, 2017|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Statements|0 Comments

No Further Legislative Action to be taken in 2017 Utah General Legislative Session SALT LAKE CITY (February 25, 2017) – Yesterday, the Salt Lake Chamber in collaboration with a working group of legislators and members of the business community, released the findings from a study conducted in response to the passage of H.B. 251, post-employment [...]

24 02, 2017

Statement from Rep. Schultz Regarding the Non-Compete Survey Results

By | February 24th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Dear Colleagues, Several of us in the Capitol spent hours tonight pouring through the results of the non-compete agreement research study.  To our knowledge, the study was exhaustive in nature and an unprecedented approach by any state in researching non-compete agreements. We are heartened that the data confirms the merit of our attention to this [...]