15 04, 2021

Business Community Dashboard Tracks Encouraging Economic and Health Data as Utah Recovers From COVID-19 Recession

By |2021-04-15T07:27:14-07:00April 15th, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (April 15, 2021) – The Salt Lake Chamber’s Roadmap to Recovery Coalition, in partnership with the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute, has updated the Economic Dashboard with current data for April, indicating where Utah sits in the overall recovery. Clear indicators show Utah climbing back from recession lows and heading into [...]

14 04, 2021

Workforce Resilience Through Mental Fitness: Shining Light on Our Biggest Crisis

By |2021-04-14T16:06:26-07:00April 14th, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Webinar|0 Comments

Our Biggest Crisis. Evidence shows that within any group of workers 10-20% are clinically depressed. COVID-19 has doubled that number. Presenter Dr. Matthew Thiese, Assistant Professor at the University of Utah’s Rocky Mountain Center for Occupational and Environmental Health shared: what has been proven to successfully treat depression why it makes sense for your organization [...]

14 04, 2021

Cidne Christensen: 5 Things I’ve Learned From Managing Difficult Employees

By |2021-04-14T14:52:49-07:00April 14th, 2021|Blog, BWF, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

In a perfect world as a manager, especially a new manager, your team would make it easy on you. Every team member would understand their job and do it, follow up on tasks, and anticipate business needs. However, in my short time as a new people manager I have learned having a team member who [...]

8 04, 2021

Developing Effective Employment Policies for the New Way We Work

By |2021-04-08T13:17:11-07:00April 8th, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Webinar|0 Comments

Employment law is radically different than it was a year ago, and many businesses may need to update their policies to better reflect the new work environment we are in. Salt Lake based SixFifty worked with the law firm Wilson Sonsini to update over 50 employment policies that account for the COVID pandemic, vaccines, and [...]

7 04, 2021

Statewide Mask Mandate Ends April 10 – What Does This Mean For Your Business?

By |2021-04-07T15:41:43-07:00April 7th, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

As you are likely aware, the statewide mask mandate will be lifted on April 10, in accordance with H.B. 294 - Pandemic Emergency Powers Amendments. The bill outlines when mask mandates and other COVID-19 related public health orders will phase out, and the processes by which local and county governments can continue mask orders and [...]

2 04, 2021

Hatch Foundation Teams Up with Senators Scott, Coons for HBCU Internship Program

By |2021-04-02T08:39:33-07:00April 2nd, 2021|Policy|0 Comments

Washington, DC—Today, the Hatch Foundation introduced a new initiative: the bipartisan American Promise Scholarship. This program connects high-achieving students from historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) with a Senate internship to be split between the offices of Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) and Senator Chris Coons (D-DE) in Washington, DC. “My life’s mission is to create [...]

31 03, 2021

Ken Garff Honored as Business Model in Pandemic, Wins Gold Addy

By |2021-04-01T10:48:18-07:00March 31st, 2021|Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY (Mar. 31, 2021) – Cited as a model for businesses to emerge from a pandemic, Ken Garff Automotive Group has earned a gold ADDY award at American Advertising Federation of Utah for the best integrated campaign in Utah. AAF-Utah hosts an annual competition that honors the best in advertising, marketing and brand [...]

31 03, 2021

Chamber Champions: Patricia Jones, Women’s Leadership Institute

By |2021-04-01T09:03:41-07:00March 31st, 2021|Blog, Chamber Champions, Policy|0 Comments

As we celebrate Women's History Month, there is no better time to take a look at the remarkable individuals and organizations who are doing so much for our community – particularly those who serve to protect and empower others. Patricia Jones, CEO of the Women's Leadership Institute, joins us on Chamber Champions to discuss the [...]

26 03, 2021

Advancement and Retention of Women in Utah: A Discussion of the Women Lawyers of Utah 2020 Initiative Report

By |2021-03-26T14:55:12-07:00March 26th, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Webinar|0 Comments

Mica McKinney, Vice President for Legal Affairs and General Counsel for Utah State University and Co-Chair of Initiative for Advancing Women in the Law for the Women Lawyers of Utah, led a discussion on Barriers to Advancement: Findings from the 2020 Study of Gender & Racial Bias in Utah’s Legal Profession. Ms. McKinney was joined [...]

25 03, 2021

Prepare Your Business For What’s Coming Next Webinar

By |2021-03-26T15:20:32-07:00March 25th, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Webinar|0 Comments

With increased vaccine accessibility, a decreased transmission level and the end of Utah's mask mandate, it seems like there's a light at the end of the tunnel. Today's business environment and what the future holds for us is unique and uncertain. But regardless of how your company weathered the storm during the past year, there [...]

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