14 01, 2022

Substitute Teacher–Business Connection Information Session

By |2022-01-20T11:18:57-07:00January 14th, 2022|Blog, Policy, Webinar|0 Comments

The Substitute Teacher—Business Connection is a new initiative of the Salt Lake Chamber, and was created to encourage Utah businesses to help address the substitute shortage facing our state. Many school districts are struggling to find the substitute teachers necessary, and many employers have a workforce available to assist.  To help facilitate this, the [...]

18 11, 2021

OSHA COVID-19 ETS: What Policies Your Business Needs to Comply Webinar

By |2021-11-18T13:08:23-07:00November 18th, 2021|Blog, Policy, Webinar|0 Comments

On November 5, 2021, OSHA issued the COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) for companies with over 100 employees. This rule requires businesses to develop a written COVID-19 policy, including setting up an assessment process for their employees, creating guidelines on receiving proof of vaccination, and establishing a record-keeping system containing this information. [...]

26 10, 2021

Keys to Success: A Creative Solution to Workforce Development & Educational Pathways

By |2021-11-17T21:00:53-07:00October 26th, 2021|Blog, Policy, Webinar|0 Comments

Utilized by more than 80,000 students and Utah residents, the Keys to Success app serves as Utah's leading college and career readiness resource. Through partnerships with the Department of Workforce Services, the Utah System of Higher Education, and local industry, Keys to Success creates a communal platform for both students and organizations to participate in [...]

6 10, 2021

COVID-19 Headlines: Fact or Fiction? Experts Weigh In

By |2021-10-06T11:09:35-07:00October 6th, 2021|Blog, Policy, Webinar|0 Comments

As Utah and the nation are facing a surge of COVID-19 cases and our ICUs are near or full capacity, the headlines continue to send mixed messages and it is increasingly difficult to identify fact versus fiction. During the webinar we heard from the local healthcare experts that are working the front lines. Speakers: [...]

8 09, 2021

Navigating Global Privacy Laws: China, Europe, and the United States

By |2021-09-08T14:47:42-07:00September 8th, 2021|Blog, Policy, Webinar|0 Comments

Privacy law is changing fast worldwide. On August 20, 2021, China passed a new privacy law which may impact many Utah businesses. It’s similar to the GDPR in Europe and goes into effect on November 1st (in two months). China’s Personal Information Protection Law (PIPL) applies to any company that does business in China [...]

8 09, 2021

Roadmap to Prosperity Webinar: Utah’s Changing Demographics

By |2021-09-08T20:36:05-07:00September 8th, 2021|Blog, Policy, Webinar|Comments Off on Roadmap to Prosperity Webinar: Utah’s Changing Demographics

Growth and change are constants in Utah’s population. During the webinar, Utah's Changing Demographics, sponsored by the Salt Lake Chamber's Roadmap to Prosperity Coalition, Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute Senior Research Analyst and State Data Center Coordinator Mallory Bateman provided context around how Utah has changed from the past to the present, highlighting the newest [...]

4 08, 2021

Senator Romney Presents: An Update on the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

By |2021-08-04T15:45:39-07:00August 4th, 2021|Blog, Policy, Webinar|Comments Off on Senator Romney Presents: An Update on the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

Senator Mitt Romney has been instrumental in the historic investment bill that will help Utah rebuild its roads, mitigate drought conditions, fulfill critical water needs, and prepare for and respond to wildfires. On August 4, Senator Romney provided a key update to help business leaders know what to expect.

30 07, 2021

WEBINAR: Cyber Attacks: Get Your Power Back

By |2021-07-30T09:34:00-07:00July 30th, 2021|Blog, Policy, Webinar|Comments Off on WEBINAR: Cyber Attacks: Get Your Power Back

We have all read the headlines and we are seeing that cyber attacks are increasing at an alarming rate, the ransom amounts are going up exponentially. Businesses are under pressure to have prevention measures and a solution in place. With new varieties of ransomware threats on the rise, your data is continually at risk. Despite [...]

30 07, 2021

Salt Lake Chamber Discusses How Companies Can Encourage Diverse and Inclusive Workplaces

By |2021-07-30T09:29:52-07:00July 30th, 2021|Blog, Policy, Webinar|Comments Off on Salt Lake Chamber Discusses How Companies Can Encourage Diverse and Inclusive Workplaces

On July 21, the Salt Lake Chamber’s Diversity Council hosted a webinar entitled “Getting Your Diversity and Inclusion Program Off the Ground: Bringing HR and Legal Teams Together.” The online event discussed how companies can create diverse and inclusive workplaces while complying with the law. The webinar’s panel was moderated by Shawn Newell and featured [...]

21 07, 2021

Getting Your Diversity & Inclusion Program Off the Ground: Bringing HR & Legal Teams Together

By |2021-07-22T14:32:55-07:00July 21st, 2021|Blog, Policy, Webinar|Comments Off on Getting Your Diversity & Inclusion Program Off the Ground: Bringing HR & Legal Teams Together

Many organizations want to create diverse and inclusive workplaces, but don't know where to start or what steps are permissible under the law. The Salt Lake Chamber and SixFifty Technologies have assembled a panel of lawyers and diversity leaders with experience turning good intentions into results. On July 21, the panel discussed how companies can [...]

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