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Utah Department of Workforce Services

Photo of new shelter.
Rocio Hernandez / KUER

Construction delays at two of three new Salt Lake area homeless shelters are prompting concern from community members. They were scheduled to start serving clients on July 1. But in mid-June, officials with the Utah Department of Workforce Services revised that plan, pushing the opening dates back by several weeks. 

Utah Department of Workforce Services, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

The number of employed Utahns for February 2018 grew by an estimated 3.2 percent, adding 45,700 non-farm payroll jobs to the economy since February 2017.

Construction Leads Utah Employment Growth

Dec 19, 2014
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  Utah posted strong employment numbers again in November.  But there’s one area of the economy where there may be trouble ahead.