The Utah Labor Relations Act, like its federal counterpart, guarantees the right to organize, bargain collectively, and engage in concerted activities for collective bargaining or other mutual aid and protection, or to refrain from such activities. It covers all employers except certain nonprofit hospitals, the U.S. government, the state or its political subdivisions, and employers covered by the Railway Labor Act. Employees excluded from coverage include agricultural workers, domestic servants, and the child or spouse of the employer (UT Code Sec. 34-20-1 et seq.).
Unfair labor practices--employers. The following are unfair labor practices for a private employer:
• Interfering with, restraining, or coercing employees in the exercise of their labor rights
• Dominating or interfering with the formation or administration of a labor organization
• Conditioning employment or continued employment to encourage or discourage membership in a labor organization
• Refusing to collectively bargain with a representative of a majority of employees in a bargaining unit
• Bargaining collectively with a labor organization that represents less than a majority of employees in a bargaining unit
• Discharging or ...