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2000 — Legislative Audit Calls Workforce Services Successful

20th Anniversary of the Utah Department of Workforce Services

2000 — LEGISLATIVE AUDIT CALLS WORKFORCE SERVICES SUCCESSFUL

The Office of Legislative Auditor General releases a very favorable review stating Workforce Services had accomplished its objectives and was judged successful just three years after its creation. This is significant since the office’s previous audit characterized Utah’s employment and training programs as a “fragmented system.” More...

1999 — UWORKS, First of its Kind in the Nation

20th Anniversary of the Utah Department of Workforce Services

1999 — UWORKS, FIRST OF ITS KIND IN THE NATION

One of the first in the nation, Workforce Services developed its own integrated case management system, Utah’s Workforce System (UWORKS) in 1999. The system tracked customers from initial contact through all employment and training services. In addition, the system integrated with the website to provide convenient 24/7 access for employers and job seekers. More...

1998 — Eligibility Service Center Pilot Site Opens

20th Anniversary of the Utah Department of Workforce Services

1998 — ELIGIBILITY SERVICE CENTER PILOT SITE OPENS

Utah was the first state to offer an extensive menu of eligibility services via telephone. This came about when Workforce Services decided to operate an eligibility-based services facility similar to the Unemployment Insurance Claims Center. More...