HR and Employment Law Resources for Utah

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Utah has both employer-friendly and employee-friendly laws, but is probably more employer friendly. For example, Utah employers are required to provide wage notifications to new hires, but are permitted to perform drug tests if certain requirements are met. In addition, there are strict requirements for when an employer may ask about felony convictions, but Utah laws do not add to the list of federally protected classes.

This page is a round-up of the state and municipal laws in Utah.

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Utah Handbook

Create or update your Utah Handbook with XpertHR’s comprehensive state-specific handbook policy statements. The Utah Employee Handbook Table of Contents links to all available policy statements, including:

Equal Employment Opportunity

Minor Child Court Appearance Leave

Jury Duty Leave

Weapons in the Workplace

Municipality Coverage

Salt Lake City

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A roundup of the comprehensive state coverage XpertHR offers to help Utah employers ensure they are compliant with state HR and employment laws.

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