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
  • sex
  • pregnancy or pregnacy-related conditions
  • age (40 and over)
  • religion
  • national origin
  • or disability.

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

Utah Labor Commission/UALD
P.O. Box 146630
160 East 300 South, 3rd Floor
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
 160 E. 300 S., 3rd Floor, Salt Lake City, UT 84111
(801) 530-6800 or (800) 530-5090
Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm