What Is Employment Discrimination?

It is a discriminatory or prohibited employment practice to refuse to hire, promote, discharge, demote, terminate, or to retaliate against or to discriminate in matters of compensation or in terms, privileges, and conditions of employment against any persons otherwise qualified, because of race, color, sex, pregnancy or pregnacy­related conditions, age (40 and over), religion, national origin, or handicap. Any person desiring information or assistance can call the Antidiscrimination and Labor division at the Labor Commission of Utah. Contact: Antidiscrimination and Labor Division
Labor Commission of Utah
160 East 300 South, 3rd Floor
P.O. Box 146640
Salt Lake City, UT 84114­6640
801­530­6801

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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