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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 [...]

23 06, 2021

Celebrating Pride Month: Utah’s Historic Anti-Discrimination-Religious Liberties Legislation Six Years Later

By |2021-06-23T20:30:28-07:00June 23rd, 2021|Blog, Policy, Webinar|Comments Off on Celebrating Pride Month: Utah’s Historic Anti-Discrimination-Religious Liberties Legislation Six Years Later

  Six years ago Utah received national recognition for passing legislation that prohibited discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in housing and employment while also protecting individual religious beliefs and religious institutions. This bill was passed with the support of the LGBTQ community and large religious organizations in the state. This discussion revisited [...]

10 06, 2021

Return to Work Webinar, Part Two: COVID-19 Best Practices

By |2021-06-23T20:32:13-07:00June 10th, 2021|Blog, Policy, Webinar|Comments Off on Return to Work Webinar, Part Two: COVID-19 Best Practices

A lot has changed over the past year. Businesses have had to pivot from what they were used to into the unknown. As Utah’s economy is bouncing back, vaccination numbers are increasing and positive COVID-19 cases decreasing, many businesses are wondering how best to return to normalcy and adjust for the new way we work. [...]

10 06, 2021

Return to Work Webinar, Part One: COVID-19 Employment Policies

By |2021-06-10T07:37:52-07:00June 10th, 2021|Blog, Policy, Webinar|Comments Off on Return to Work Webinar, Part One: COVID-19 Employment Policies

A lot has changed over the past year. Businesses have had to pivot from what they were used to into the unknown. As Utah’s economy is bouncing back, vaccination numbers are increasing and positive COVID-19 cases decreasing, many businesses are wondering how best to return to normalcy and adjust for the new way we work. [...]

25 05, 2021

Utah Leads Together: Reporters Roundtable

By |2021-05-27T11:36:23-07:00May 25th, 2021|Blog, Policy, Utah Leads Together Webinar, Webinar|Comments Off on Utah Leads Together: Reporters Roundtable

The Wall Street Journal recently recognized Salt Lake as the best place for employment, and others have recognized Utah’s growth, economic diversity, as well as its environment as a great place to start a business. As Utah’s business and development success did not happen by accident, the Salt Lake Chamber hosted a virtual panel with those on [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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