Refugee Employment Services in Utah



Utah is home to nearly 65,000 refugees from around the world. On average, Utah welcomes 1,200 refugees each year. They bring skills, values and attributes with them that make our communities vibrant and strong. While some refugees come with little education or formal job skills, others have obtained higher education and are experienced in their professional careers. More...




Town Hall Meeting on February 20 for WIOA

The general public is invited to a town hall meeting on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. to provide comment on the federally required two-year modification of the Utah Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA) Unified State Plan. The state plan outlines Utah’s four-year strategy to increase access to and opportunities for employment, education and training. The modifications reflect updates or changes to the plan. View the flyer here. More...


New 2018 Unemployment Insurance Tax Rates for Utah Businesses



2018 Tax Rates for Utah Businesses

The majority of Utah’s employers will see a reduction in their unemployment insurance tax rates for the 2018 calendar year. In 2018, more than 75 percent of Utah's established employers will qualify for the minimum contribution rate of approximately $34 per employee per year — a 48 percent decrease from 2017. Utah’s taxable wage base increased from $33,100 to $34,300 over the past year. More...