USOR 100 – Spotlight on Employee Excellence: Albert Farley

Albert Farley has been a USOR Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor for more than 18 years and currently works in the Salt Lake District Office. Albert enjoys working with all of his clients and has helped many individuals with disabilities achieve and maintain gainful employment. He works well with individuals with criminal backgrounds, and he has formed strong relationships with the Utah State Department of Corrections and the Salt Lake County Jail in assisting those individuals with support in regards to their careers.

Albert also provides exceptional outreach to Utah’s Native American people with disabilities, providing assistance with advocacy and employment. One example of Albert’s dedication and commitment to serving his clients was showcased during the COVID-19 pandemic when Albert organized several food drives, including gathering essential resources, and transported the donated items to reservations in the Mountain West.

We are grateful for his hard work and dedication to serving our clients throughout Utah, and for his wry humor that makes us all laugh everyday. Above all, we are grateful for the willingness he shows in assisting his team members in any way he can. More...

USOR 100 – Spotlight on Employee Excellence: Beth Bartholomew

Beth Bartholomew has worked for the Utah State Office of Rehabilitation (USOR) for 28 years. She is currently a Pre-Employment Transition Specialist in the Central Utah District, and previously served as an Office Specialist and Rehabilitation Tech in the Provo District.

She has an amazing ability to connect with a variety of people with disabilities — especially youth — and always goes out of her way to make sure they have the support and services they need to achieve success. More...

Meet Workforce Services' New Executive Director: Casey Cameron

Casey Cameron is the new executive director for the Utah Department of Workforce Services, nominated by Governor Spencer J. Cox in December 2020, and confirmed by the Utah Senate on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021. Casey is the sixth executive director for the agency since it was created in 1997.

Casey has worked for the state of Utah for 21 years, most recently as a deputy director for Workforce Services since 2012, as well as other various management and leadership  capacities within the department. She has been instrumental in several significant departmental changes, such as helping to form the Eligibility Services and Workforce Development divisions. More...