21 01, 2019

Give back this Martin Luther King Jr. Day

By |2019-01-21T11:07:23+00:00January 21st, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

“Today, we join the rest of the nation in honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. whose courage, leadership and global vision of justice helped advance our country’s public consciousness towards equality. Ninety years after his birth and a little more than 50 years since his death, there is still work [...]

18 01, 2019

Salt Lake Chamber Announces 2019 Legislative Priorities at the Utah Economic Outlook & Public Policy Summit

By |2019-01-23T11:28:17+00:00January 18th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (January 18, 2019) – Today the Salt Lake Chamber, Utah’s largest and longest-standing statewide business association, held the Utah Economic Outlook & Public Policy Summit, in partnership with the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute, to preview the business community’s priorities for the upcoming 2019 General Legislative Session. The Utah Economic Outlook [...]

17 01, 2019

Employers Council Offers Local Businesses a Chance to Participate in its 2019 Utah Benchmark Compensation Survey

By |2019-01-17T15:27:26+00:00January 17th, 2019|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

Salt Lake City, January 17, 2019 – Employers Council is inviting all Utah businesses to participate in its 2019 Utah Benchmark Compensation Survey. Participating companies may then purchase the Survey results when published in June. For over 70 years, Employers Council has provided Utah employers with compensation surveys. These surveys provide executive decision makers with [...]

16 01, 2019

Chamber’s 2019 Legislative Priorities: Environment

By |2019-01-16T20:55:25+00:00January 16th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Podcast, Policy|0 Comments

As the Salt Lake Chamber gears up for the 2019 Legislative Session, we’re getting the word out early about what some of our major focuses will be this year. 2019 will be all about growth and how today’s actions shape tomorrow’s future. In this Building Utah podcast, we sit down with Dave Smith, president of [...]

16 01, 2019

Walmart Is Changing How Utahns Shop

By |2019-01-16T10:37:36+00:00January 16th, 2019|Blog, Member News, Policy|0 Comments

Salt Lake City― 2018 was an important year of innovation in Utah Walmart stores, as the company made good on its promise to make shopping easier for Utah customers, saving them time and money through the rollout and expansion of several in-store innovations. The company also supported its more than 18,000 Utah associates through increased training, [...]

15 01, 2019

Cybersecurity Lunch & Learn: Disaster Prevention & Response Plan

By |2019-01-15T12:18:38+00:00January 15th, 2019|Blog, Cybersecurity Month, Policy|0 Comments

NIST Computer Security Incident Handling Guide https://nvlpubs.nist.gov/nistpubs/specialpublications/nist.sp.800-61r2.pdf Section 2.3.2 Plan Elements (page 8) Organizations should have a formal, focused, and coordinated approach to responding to incidents, including an incident response plan that provides the roadmap for implementing the incident response capability. Each organization needs a plan that meets its unique requirements, which relates to the [...]

14 01, 2019

Utah’s Housing Gap Coalition Challenge

By |2019-01-17T15:06:22+00:00January 14th, 2019|Blog, Housing Gap Coalition, Policy|0 Comments

What is the housing gap?   Utah has a Housing Gap Challenge. Since 2010, Utah has added four new households for every three new housing units. For the first time in 40 years, Utah has more households than available housing; creating a gap that’s affecting over 54,000 families and individuals. This supply and demand challenge [...]

14 01, 2019

Nancy Pearce: Powerful steps to improve employee engagement

By |2019-01-16T11:57:42+00:00January 14th, 2019|Blog, BWF, Policy|0 Comments

According to Gallup’s State of the Global Workplace Report, only 15% of employees worldwide are engaged in their jobs--meaning that they are emotionally invested in committing their time, talent and energy in adding value to their team and advancing the organization’s initiatives. The current business environment and organizations across the globe are faced with more [...]

14 01, 2019

Utah CCIM 2019 Excellence Awards Announces Five “Developments of the Year”

By |2019-01-14T09:29:47+00:00January 14th, 2019|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

Salt Lake City, UT–January 14, 2019–The Utah Chapter of CCIM today announced its five ‘Developments of the Year,’ which include one redeveloped property and four newly constructed projects. The developments cover five commercial real estate specialty categories: office, retail, specialty, industrial and multifamily. The winners for 2019 are: Retail Redevelopment: The Gateway, by Vestar Office [...]

10 01, 2019

Health Care is a Business Issue

By |2019-01-14T09:16:42+00:00January 10th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Podcast, Policy|0 Comments

About 61%, or approximately 2 million Utahns, purchase health insurance through employers. This is the highest in the nation and significantly higher than the U.S. average of 49%. For this reason, it is critical that Utah’s employers play a larger role in the future of our state’s health care system and have more flexibility and [...]