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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

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