As discussions and research on mental health and wellbeing gain momentum, especially following the COVID-19 pandemic, it has become increasingly apparent that mental health is a matter that impacts not only communities but also workplaces. On Feb. 8, the Salt Lake Chamber hosted a Master class titled “The Business Case for Employee Health” to discuss what businesses can do to take action.
The Work Activity Center is seeking sponsors for the Spring Fling Gala on March 1. All proceeds from the Spring Fling Gala will go towards establishing a foundation grant system to help fund people that can't access state funding to get the services they need. Services include a community day program, residential services including [...]
The state of Utah stands out with its thriving economy and a remarkable roster of successful companies, contributing to our business community’s continued success. However, amidst this prosperity, the prevalent challenge of mental health looms large. As highlighted in "Utah Informed," a recent publication from the Kem C Gardner Policy Institute, a staggering 25.3% of [...]
The Salt Lake Chamber and Utah Community Builders have released the “Fair Chance Hiring Guide,” a new resource for the business community to learn about hiring individuals previously involved with the justice system and make a positive impact on the lives of those seeking a second chance. “Involvement with the justice system is incredibly common. [...]
Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Utah has announced Jim Guemple as its new market president. Guemple will have broad market leadership responsibility in Utah, including oversight of strategy and growth for the health plan and community involvement, bringing more than 20 years of health care experience to the role. He comes to Regence from United Healthcare, [...]
Kaddas Enterprises has announced that CEO Natalie Kaddas has joined the Executive Committee of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, the principal governing body of the world’s largest business organization. Kaddas has served on the U.S. Chamber Board of Directors since March 2020 and was appointed Chair of the U.S. Chamber of [...]
Salt Lake City is the top city in North America for ease of doing business, according to a report by Arizona State University. The Doing Business in North America report, released by ASU’s Center for the Study for Economic Liberty takes an in-depth look at regulations that enhance or restrain business activity and provide insight [...]