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Advocacy\Legislative Efforts

UMA HAS BEEN THE VOICE OF INDUSTRY SINCE 1905

UMA’s legislative / regulatory agenda is set by the UMA Board of Directors after receiving input from various committees and the general membership. By drawing on the in-house expertise of member companies throughout the state, the UMA can address the concerns of its diverse membership. The UMA develops and streamlines legislation and regulation in the following areas:

  • Economic Development
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Health Care
  • High Technology
  • Human Resources
  • Small Business
  • Taxation
  • Transportation
  • Unemployment Compensation
  • Workers Compensation
  • Workforce Services: Welfare / Job Training / Job Placement

The UMA serves as a liaison between Utah’s business community and the State Legislature during each Session and Interim Committee meetings; analyzing legislation, researching and preparing position papers, and testifying before legislative committees. More information on legislative issues can be found here.

Industry specific advocacy is just one of the many ways that the Utah Manufacturers Association works for you!