Golden Key Awards Honor Utah Employers for Leading the Way in Supporting Individuals with Disabilities and Veterans



Eight local businesses, agencies and advocates were each awarded with the Golden Key Award, honoring their work to help promote employment opportunities for people with disabilities, including veterans. The 45th Golden Key Awards were presented by the Utah Governor’s Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities and the Department of Workforce Services’ Utah State Office of Rehabilitation as part of the Disability:IN Utah annual summit.


Every year award recipients are nominated by their peers, employees and community partners for making the commitment to support people with disabilities and veterans through employment, including recruitment, training and workplace accommodations. More...





Utah's Employment Summary: July 2019



Utah’s nonfarm payroll employment for July 2019 grew by an estimated 3.6 percent, adding 54,400 jobs to the economy since July 2018. Utah’s current employment level registers 1,558,100. June’s year-over job growth rate is unrevised at 2.9 percent.


July’s seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate held at 2.8 percent for a second month. Approximately 45,400 Utahns were unemployed and actively seeking work during July. The national unemployment rate held steady at 3.7 percent. More...