2010 — EREP Goes Live

20th Anniversary of the Utah Department of Workforce Services

2010 — eREP GOES LIVE

eREP — the new eligibility rules based system — was the largest technology project in Utah’s history when it launched in October 2010. The long awaited system was implemented after more than seven years of development by hundreds of staff from the Department of Workforce Services, Department of Technology Services, Department of Health and Department of Human Services. More...


2009 — Eligibility Services Becomes Centralized

20th Anniversary of the Utah Department of Workforce Services

2009 — ELIGIBILITY SERVICES BECOMES CENTRALIZED

In January 2009, the creation of the Eligibility Services Division was announced. Senior leadership formed planning committees, which included hundreds of staff to prepare for the change. More...


2008 — Refugee Services Office Opens

20th Anniversary of the Utah Department of Workforce Services

2008 — REFUGEE SERVICES OFFICE OPENS

In 2008, the Utah Refugee Services Office was formed as a result of recommendations of the Refugee Working Group, created by Governor Huntsman in collaboration with Salt Lake County Mayor Peter Corroon to improve the Utah refugee resettlement program. An Executive Order also created a board of advisors for the office. More...