Utah’s Employment Summary: November 2014

Utah’s economy shows continued positive growth: Jobs for November 2014 grew by an estimated 3.3 percent, adding 43,400 jobs to the economy as compared to November 2013. Utah’s current employment level registers 1,360,800.

November’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged, registering at 3.6 percent Approximately 51,400 Utahns were unemployed in the month and actively seeking work.More...


A Unified Community Fosters Economic Opportunity

Driving through unique Uintah Basin you’ll witness scenic vistas, Vernal’s famed pink dinosaur statue, and a growing presence of business establishments. Though you’ll see the evidence of a growing economy, the partnerships that help the area flourish may not be quite as obvious.

The Uintah CountyBasin’s business, education, and government leaders have come together to help move the area’s More...


Homelessness on the Decline in Utah

We often lump those who are homeless into one category based on myths and stereotypes. The reality is there are many faces of homelessness. In fact, they are our neighbors: 88 percent of Utah's homeless population lived in Utah when they became homeless.

Although the causes of homelessness are complex, there are solutions.More...