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Job Service gains praise for placing applicants

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The Utah Department of Employment Security Job Service has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Labor for doing well in finding employment for job applicants during the past year.

The Utah agency ranked first in a six-state Rocky Mountain Region. And the region itself ranked first overall out of the 10 regions in the nation.Utah ranked first regionally in four of the department's 13 performance factors: the percentage of people who got jobs, the percentage of applicants getting some reportable service, the percentage of veterans who got jobs and the percentage of people claiming unemployment insurance getting jobs.