21 09, 2018

UTAH’S EMPLOYMENT SUMMARY: AUGUST 2018

By |2018-09-21T12:39:02-07:00September 21st, 2018|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah’s nonfarm payroll employment for August 2018 grew by an estimated 3.7 percent, adding 54,700 jobs to the economy since August 2017. Utah’s current employment level registers 1,517,800. July’s year-over job growth rate was revised upward one-tenth to 4.0 percent. August’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged from the prior month [...]

2 11, 2016

October Interim Recap: Issues Highlighted on the Hill

By |2017-03-07T15:06:35-07:00November 2nd, 2016|Blog, Business Climate, Taxes and Regulation, Economic Development, Jobs and Growth, Education, Workforce and Health Care, Infrastructure and Transportation, Natural Resources and Environment, Policy|0 Comments

After each General Session, the Legislature meets and discusses relevant items of significance. The Salt Lake Chamber’s public policy team actively tracks this process and helps navigate study items on behalf of members and the broader business community. These Interim sessions help provide a preview of issues that may be addressed in a future General [...]

4 12, 2015

UBR Recap: Nov 30 – Dec 4

By |2017-03-07T15:06:47-07:00December 4th, 2015|UBR|0 Comments

November 30, 2015 The Department of Workforce Services released Utah’s October summary. According to Carrie Mayne, Chief Economist at the Department of Workforce Services, “The state continues to show above average expansion.” Continued growth means continued opportunities for job seekers to find positions with Utah employers. Utah’s employment for October 2015 grew by an estimated [...]