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EEO - Affirmative Action: Utah

EEO - Affirmative Action requirements for other states

Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.

Author: Beth P. Zoller, XpertHR Legal Editor


  • Affirmative action is required for state employers in Utah, but not private employers who must prepare an equal opportunity plan. See Public Employers.
  • The 2012 ballot will feature a proposed amendment to the Utah Constitution to ban affirmative action by public employers and institutions in hiring and employment practices as well as college admissions. See Future Developments.