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The Unionization Process: Utah

The Unionization Process requirements for other states

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

Author: Michael D. Stanger, Callister Nebeker & McCullough


  • For most private sector employers in Utah, labor union organizing and labor relations generally is governed exclusively by the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). See Right to Organize and Bargain Collectively.
  • States can also decide for themselves whether they want to be a "right to work" state. Utah has one of the nation's strongest "right to work" statutes. See Right to Work.