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NEWS Utah Labor Commission

December 14, 2015

CONTACT: Jacob Barnhart
Public Information/Community Relations Officer
(801)530-6918 – Desk
(801)707-1108 – Cell

Director Kerry Chlarson is Retiring


SALT LAKE CITY – Kerry began his career with the Labor Commission almost 7 years ago and will be retiring as the Director of the Utah Antidiscrimination and Labor Division. Before coming to the Labor Commission, Kerry retired from the United States Marine Corp. and spent 8 years with the Disability Law Center in Utah. There he was the Managing Attorney. He holds a law degree from the University of Utah and started his legal career with the law firm of Sykes & Vilos in Salt Lake City.

“I will miss all of the wonderful people I have worked with here at the Commission,” stated Kerry. “I have learned a great deal from each of them and will miss my association with them. I have enjoyed interacting with the public and working with them to resolve challenging situations.”

“Please join me in wishing Kerry well in all of his future endeavors and thanking him for his years of service. His knowledge and dedication will be missed. I very much appreciate all of Kerry’s years of service” stated Commissioner Hayashi