Terms of Employment: Utah
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Elizabeth Dunning, Holland & Hart, LLP
- Utah state laws prohibit certain types of discrimination and retaliation in employment decisions. See Utah Antidiscrimination Laws.
- In Utah, employment relationships are presumed to be at-will. See The At-Will Employment Relationship.
- Utah recognizes various exceptions to the at-will presumption. See Exceptions to the At-Will Employment Relationship.
- In Utah, restrictive covenant must be designed to protect legitimate business interests and extend no further than is reasonably necessary to protect those interests. See Restrictive Covenants in Employment Contracts.