Utah Advertising laws & HR compliance analysis

Utah Advertising: What you need to know

The Utah Anti-Discrimination Act prohibits private employers with 15 or more employees in each of 20 calendar weeks or more in the current or prior year as well as all public employers from printing, publishing, or circulating (or causing to be printed, published, or circulated) any notice or advertisement that indicates any preference, limitation, specification, or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions; national origin; age, if the individual is 40 years of age or older; disability; sexual orientation; or gender identity. However, any of these characteristics may be mentioned if such specification is based on a bona fide occupational qualification, or required by, and given to, an agency of government for security reasons (UT Code Sec. 34A-5-101 et seq.).
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An employer, employment agency, or labor organization may not itself, or coerce another party to, issue such prohibited advertisements.

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