Utah Government Contractors laws & HR compliance analysis

Utah Government Contractors: What you need to know

Utah requires its contractors to comply with the provisions of the Utah Antidiscrimination Act relating to prohibited employment practices. Utah law prohibits an employer from discriminating on the basis of race, color, sex, pregnancy, childbirth, pregnancy-related conditions, age (if 40 or over), religion, national origin, or disability if the employer has a contract with the state for construction on a public works project.
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State law requires construction contractors to demonstrate that the contractor has and will maintain a drug and alcohol testing policy during the period of the state construction contract and that it posts notices in one or more conspicuous places that the contractor has the drug and alcohol testing policy and subjects the covered individuals to random testing under the drug and alcohol testing policy (UT Code Sec. 63G-6a-1303).
Reviewed May 2015.

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