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Disabilities (ADA): Utah

Disabilities (ADA) requirements for other states

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

Authors: Michelle Barrett Falconer, Littler


  • Utah employers should for the most part look to federal antidiscrimination law for guidance on compliance with the treatment of disabilities in the workplace. See Disability Discrimination in Utah.
  • In addition to the federal equal opportunity laws, however, Utah employers must comply with the Utah Antidiscrimination Act of 1965, which prohibits discrimination based on a number of protected categories, including disability. See The Utah Antidiscrimination Act.
  • Utah law prohibits employers from using genetic information in connection with employment decisions. See Genetic Information Privacy.
  • Utah permits the use of medical marijuana. See Medical Marijuana.