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Rethink your trip with Bird

The Clear the Air Challenge is a month-long competition that gives residents the chance to reduce vehicle emissions by choosing alternative methods of transportation. By driving less and commuting smarter, we all can help improve air quality, reduce traffic and conserve energy in Salt Lake City. According to the Utah Division of Air Quality, “If all drivers living along the [...]

February 25th, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Black History Month: An “Evening” with Professor William Smith

Dr. William Smith, professor of Education Culture and Society at the University of Utah honored us with the opportunity to discuss the history of racial justice in our country and the impact that has on people of color. The conversation was hosted by Shawn Newell, Vice President of Industrial Supply, and Co-Chair of the Salt Lake Chamber’s Diversity Council and [...]

February 24th, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Webinar|0 Comments

Business Community Updates Dashboard to Include State Vaccination Efforts and Downtown Report

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (February 12, 2021) – The Salt Lake Chamber’s Roadmap to Recovery Coalition, in partnership with the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute, has refreshed the Economic Dashboard for January to help business leaders know where Utah sits in the overall recovery. This tool tracks the state’s path to a full and complete economic recovery from the pandemic [...]

February 12th, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Jackie Sexton: Getting to the Heart of Success

Recently, I had a night where I wasn’t sure if I was having a heart attack or heartburn.  Before the doctor inside all of you starts to worry, my heartburn is currently under the watchful care of a doctor -- all is good, no need to worry! But, since then, I stopped to take a hard look at where I [...]

February 11th, 2021|Blog, BWF, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Business Community Responds to Executive Order Restructuring Energy Leases on Federal Lands

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (February 10, 2021) -- The Salt Lake Chamber has issued the following statement regarding the executive order placing a moratorium on new oil and gas development leases on federal lands: "The Biden Administration’s recent action to impose an open ended moratorium on new federal oil and gas leasing will have negative consequences for Utah’s economy. Now [...]

February 10th, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Developing an Effective COVID-19 Vaccination Policy Webinar

Throughout the past year many businesses have focused on preventing the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace. Now that vaccines have been developed, employers are faced with new questions. Can employees be required to be vaccinated? And do businesses need a formal vaccine policy? This webinar addresses: What an employer can and can't require What a vaccine policy is and [...]

February 10th, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Webinar|0 Comments
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