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Other Leaves: Utah

Other Leaves requirements for other states

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

Author: Elizabeth Dunning and William Dabney, Holland & Hart LLP

Summary

  • There are various types of leave that may be available to an employee in Utah. See Leaves of Absence.
  • Utah does not have a state family and medical leave law applicable to private employers. See Family and Medical Leave.
  • An employer may not terminate an employee because the employee reports for jury service. See Jury Duty Leave.
  • An employer must provide leave to an employee whose minor child or ward must appear in court. See Minor Child Court Appearance Leave.
  • An employer may not terminate an employee because the employee complies with a witness subpoena. See Witness Duty Leave.
  • An employer must allow up to two hours of paid leave for employees to vote if they do not have at least three hours off during the time polls are open, and they apply for leave before the day of the election. See Voting Leave.
  • An employer must provide leave for state active duty. See Military Leave.
  • An employee may not be terminated for being absent from work due to responding to an emergency as an emergency services volunteer. See Emergency Responder Leave.
  • Utah law does not require a private employer to provide an employee with paid vacation time. See Vacation Time.