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New Program to Help Businesses Promote Quitting Tobacco

(Salt Lake City, UT) – The Utah Department of Health (UDOH) is launching a new effort, Way to Quit Certified, with the help of the Salt Lake Chamber to educate business owners about the tobacco cessation tools available to their employees. Employees that smoke have about twice the lost production time per week than non-smokers, and more than 70%* of [...]

December 7th, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

CEO Success Stories: Nathan Rafferty

In the latest episode of the Salt Lake Chamber podcast "CEO Success Stories," Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance, sits down with the CEO of Ski Utah, Nathan Rafferty, to hear about his leadership philosophy, best practices, the 2018-2019 ski season and more. If you have ideas or thoughts about whom we should [...]

December 5th, 2018|Blog, CEO Success Stories, Podcast, Policy|0 Comments

Salt Lake Chamber’s Statement on Governor’s 2020 Budget Proposal

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (Dec. 6, 2018) – Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance, issued the following statement regarding Gov. Herbert’s fiscal year 2020 budget proposal: “Utah’s economy is the envy of the nation and the result of fiscal discipline, smart management and forward-thinking decision-making. Throughout our history, we have continually faced challenges [...]

December 5th, 2018|Blog, Policy, Statements|0 Comments

27 of Utah’s 29 Counties Experienced Population Growth in 2018, New Estimate Says

Originally published by Carter Williams in KSL on December 4, 2018 SALT LAKE CITY — Despite a decline in births and the rate of people moving to the state, Utah’s population continues to grow. The state population grew by an estimated 52,664 people — an annual growth rate of about 1.69 percent — to more than 3.16 million, according to a [...]

December 4th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

President’s Message: Let us close the gender wage gap together

Earlier this year I shared my vision for the Salt Lake Chamber as well as my vision for the state, capital city and business community. One of the priorities I believed that we must address right away was the gender wage gap. Utah ranks last on the list of states with the nation’s worst gender wage gap. But women, and [...]

December 1st, 2018|Blog, Policy, President's Message|0 Comments