Date: 11/7/2017
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Idaho Labor Department’s Vazquez Named as Labor Market Information Director

Salvador Vazquez, previously a research supervisor in the Idaho Department of Labor’s Communications and Research Division, has been named the new director of the department’s Labor Market Information.

Vazquez started his career the agency in 1998 as a senior research analyst. In 2000, he moved to the Idaho State Police to serve as director of its Statistical Analysis Center, returning to Labor in 2004 as a research supervisor.

Vazquez has supervised the department’s Bureau of Labor Statistics programs, the agency’s unemployment insurance actuarial services, unemployment benefit reporting responsibilities and Idaho’s agriculture prevailing wage studies.

He and his team have also taken the lead on several ad hoc research studies including an Idaho nursing gap analysis report and other program evaluation projects.

Vazquez has an engineering degree from Universidad Autónoma Chapingo, Mexico, and has completed advanced coursework in applied math and criminal justice at the University of Idaho and Boise State University.


Labor market information includes all quantitative or qualitative data and analysis related to employment and the workforce. The goal of LMI is to help customers make informed plans, choices and decisions for a variety of purposes, including business investment decision making, career planning and preparation, education and training offerings, job search opportunities, hiring, and public or private workforce investments. Source: Labor Market Information Institute  


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