8 09, 2022

Supportive employer policies critical for retaining Utah working parents in tight labor market, survey shows

By |2023-06-28T14:53:01-06:00September 8th, 2022|Blog, News & Press|0 Comments

Respondents’ employer policy preferences differ significantly across various demographics September 8, 2022 (Salt Lake City) – Statewide survey results suggest there are a number of supportive policies employers could enact to recruit, support, and retain working parents in Utah’s competitive labor market. The survey, which was sponsored by the Salt Lake Chamber, Utah Community Builders, [...]

11 02, 2022

Fixing the Workforce Shortage and Reducing Poverty are Mutually Supportive

By |2023-06-28T15:05:02-06:00February 11th, 2022|Blog, Utah Community Builders|0 Comments

Well before anyone had even heard of COVID-19 — not to mention the ripple effects into the economy — businesses were having a hard time finding workers thanks to a tight labor market. In July 2018 there was a record opening (at the time) of 6.7 million jobs. From truck drivers to tech workers, the [...]

2 09, 2021

Provide Your Input on Port Congestions and the Impact on Utah Businesses

By |2021-09-02T14:46:15-06:00September 2nd, 2021|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

According to the World Shipping Council (WSC), the container shipping industry is one of the most important facilitators of the nation’s growth and ongoing economic activity. World Trade Center Utah, Utah Inland Port Authority, Salt Lake Chamber, and Utah business community are fully aware of and working to find solutions to the disruptions in [...]

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