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Employment At-Will: Utah

Employment At-Will requirements for other states

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

Authors: Benjamin Harmon, Callister, Nebeker & McCullough; Elizabeth Dunning, Holland & Hart LLP


  • In Utah, employment relationships are presumably at-will. See The At-Will Relationship.
  • Utah courts recognize various exceptions to the at-will presumption, including contracts, statutory protections and public policy. See Employment At-Will Exceptions.
  • In Utah, an at-will employee may challenge his or her termination by asserting certain tort claims. See Tort Exceptions.