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18 07, 2022

Inflation Matters: Industry Download Webinar

By |2022-07-18T15:03:30-07:00July 18th, 2022|Blog, Policy, Webinar|0 Comments

Everywhere we turn the news reviews and discusses inflation and its current and potential impacts on the economy. Inflation in the United States has not reached the levels that were seen in the mid 1970s and early 1980s. During that time, interest rates climbed to 20%. In April 2022, Utah experienced inflation [...]

29 03, 2022

State of Inflation Town Hall

By |2022-03-29T14:39:13-07:00March 29th, 2022|Blog, Policy, Webinar|0 Comments

Inflation hit another high in February 2022, marking the worst numbers since 1982 for American consumers. The new number, measured by the Consumer Price Index, sits at 7.9 percent. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell indicated that the Fed is prepared to accelerate interest rate increases to combat inflation. The Salt Lake Chamber, Senator Mike Lee, [...]

14 01, 2022

Substitute Teacher–Business Connection Information Session

By |2022-01-31T19:20:46-07:00January 14th, 2022|Blog, Policy, Webinar|1 Comment

The Substitute Teacher—Business Connection, a new initiative of the Salt Lake Chamber, 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 Chamber is [...]

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.

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