What is the UALD?

What is the UALD?

Utah Antidiscrimination and Labor Division Investigate and resolve employment and housing discrimination complaints and enforce Utah’s minimum wage, wage payment requirements and laws which protect youth in employment.

Is there discrimination in Utah?

The Utah Antidiscrimination Act prohibits employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age (40 or over), national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, childbirth or pregnancy-related conditions.

What is the anti-discrimination law in Utah?

Each state has passed laws and rules to protect your workplace rights: this page covers Utah employment discrimination. The purpose of the Utah Antidiscrimination Act is to protect workers in Utah from unlawful discrimination in employment. Read below to learn more about Utah employment law and how the law protects you.

When to file a discrimination claim in Utah?

The Utah anti-discrimination statute covers some smaller employers not covered by federal law for age discrimination claims only. Therefore, if your workplace has between 15 and 20 employees, you should file your age discrimination claim with the UALD, as the EEOC enforces federal law,…

When to request an evidentiary hearing in Utah?

When you request an evidentiary hearing after the Antidiscrimination Division has issued a Determination and Order, you have chosen an appeal track that will only consider claims under Utah state law. Federal law remedies, including punitive damages, are not available in this appeal.

Who is a party to a Utah Labor Commission case?

An individual who is a party to a case may represent him/herself or have an attorney represent him/her. A corporation who is a party to a case must be represented by legal counsel who is licensed to practice law in Utah.

How does an appeal to the Utah labor commission work?

That appeal will proceed before the Labor Commission’s Adjudication Division; however, either your or Respondent may elect for the appeal to proceed in Utah District Court rather than the Adjudication Division. You also may pursue a private civil action in State or Federal District Court.

Each state has passed laws and rules to protect your workplace rights: this page covers Utah employment discrimination. The purpose of the Utah Antidiscrimination Act is to protect workers in Utah from unlawful discrimination in employment. Read below to learn more about Utah employment law and how the law protects you.

The Utah anti-discrimination statute covers some smaller employers not covered by federal law for age discrimination claims only. Therefore, if your workplace has between 15 and 20 employees, you should file your age discrimination claim with the UALD, as the EEOC enforces federal law,…

Who is allowed to appeal a Utah Court decision?

Only a party in the original case can appeal the decision of the trial court. A party can represent himself or herself, but cannot represent anyone else, such as another person or business. Only an attorney who is licensed to practice in Utah can represent someone in an appeal.