2016 / 2017 — A LEADER OF STATEWIDE INITIATIVES
Today, the Department of Workforce Services is a leader on several statewide initiatives including intergenerational poverty, homelessness and affordable housing, supporting refugees, helping rural communities, getting Utahns trained and back to work and serving veterans. With the transition of the Utah State Office of Rehabilitation in 2016, the department also supports people with disabilities prepare for the workforce and everyday life.
More than 2,200 Workforce Services employees continue to assist individuals in preparing for and finding jobs, meeting the workforce needs of Utah businesses, determining eligibility for and administering temporary financial assistance for Utah, running one of the nation’s best unemployment insurance programs, and providing economic data and analysis.
AT A GLANCE: