What is Employment Discrimination?


It is a discriminatory or prohibited employment practice to:

  • refuse to hire, promote, discharge, demote, terminate; or
  • retaliate against; or
  • discriminate in matters of compensation; or in terms, privileges, and conditions of employment

against any persons otherwise qualified, because of race, color, religion, sex, age (over 40), national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, childbirth or pregnancy-related conditions. If you need information or assistance, you can call the Antidiscrimination & Labor Division at the Labor Commission of Utah.

We welcome your questions or comments

Antidiscrimination & Labor Division
160 East 300 South, 3rd Floor
P.O. Box 146640
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-6640
Phone: 801-530-6801 or 1-800-222-1238