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Utah’s UI Program Excels in Providing Exceptional Customer Service


The U.S. Department of Labor recently released their January-March 2016 quarterly report on the status of the Unemployment Insurance (UI) program. Around the same time, the U.S. Government Accountability Office released a report on customer service within the national UI landscape.  More...


Utah Excels in Re-Employing Its Unemployed Labor Force


The U.S. Department of Labor most recent quarterly summary report for October-December 2015 ranks Utah 7th overall when it comes to duration of an individual collecting benefits and 2nd when taken within the context of the maximum number of weeks available.

The average individual qualifies for 21.7 weeks and only collects 12.1 weeks, about half of the benefits they qualify for before returning to work. More...


Workforce Wednesday: Connecting statewide employers to the Uintah Basin labor force


Recent news articles have highlighted the economic challenges that have occurred in the Uintah Basin area because of changes in the oil and gas industry. These challenges have led to our Roosevelt and Vernal employment centers being busier than normal in helping individuals find work in the area. Workforce Services’ employment counselors work everyday to connect employers with job seekers. A big part of our success is the relationships we have with businesses. More...