Mail Day: Quarterly Employer Reporting & Contributions

Employers report wages for each employee every quarter to the Unemployment Insurance division. This information is used to assess eligibility for unemployment benefits. In the last year, the percentage of employers filing these reports online has increased from 79 percent to more than 85 percent.More...


Economist Insight: Getting Future Workforce Interested in STEM

Throwing a bunch of robots and high school students into a stadium together to compete isn’t just a fun evening, it’s also part of a concerted effort to get our future workforce interested in science, technology, engineering, and math—otherwise known as STEM.


This #WorkforceWednesday, we’re highlighting Economist Matt Schroeder’s look at the sixth annual FIRST Robotics competition, which brings together dozens of teams from 11 states to compete. More...



Workforce Wednesday: Developing Workplace Skills

Finding a job depends on two things: the skills of the job seeker and the needs of the employer. You might be the best Neil Diamond impersonator in all of Utah, but if no one in the state is hiring for a convincing diamond-clad entertainer, it won’t get you very far. More...