Eagle Award Winners Go Above and Beyond to Support Veterans

The Department of Workforce Services has hundreds of individuals who are dedicated to helping veterans access the resources they need in order to find employment, but there are a few who go above and beyond to serve veterans.


Each year five individuals are honored for their extraordinary efforts to serve veterans in their community, and receive an Eagle Award. Their efforts have made a great impact on the veterans they have served. More...



Utah’s veterans unemployment rate remains low



Latest report from Bureau of Labor Statistics show Utah’s jobless rate for veterans at 2.9 percent


According to new data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), Utah’s 2017 veteran unemployment rate was 2.9 percent, ranking Utah as one of only 12 states to be below 3.0 percent.


“Focusing on veterans has always been a top priority for our department,” said Jon Pierpont, executive director of the Department of Workforce Services. “We proudly serve those who have served in the military with several key programs to help them transition into their next job and find a fulfilling career.” More...






Eagle Awards Winners Support Veterans in Employment Goals

In the state of Utah, there are hundreds of individuals in the Department of Workforce Services dedicated to helping veterans access resources for employment and assistance programs. Employees of Workforce Services have helped numerous veterans find employment, but a few were honored at this year's veterans conference for going above and beyond to help a veteran in need.


Each year five individuals are honored for their commitment and efforts in assisting veterans to the best of their ability. They spent countless hours helping them find the resources they needed, and for that reason the following individuals were honored with an Eagle Award.


This year’s Eagle Award winners are: More...