Utah Admin. Code R477-2-3 - Fair Employment Practice and Discrimination

State personnel actions shall provide equal employment opportunity for individuals.

(1) Employment actions including appointment, tenure or term, condition, or privilege of employment shall be based on the ability to perform the essential duties, functions, and responsibilities assigned to a particular position.
(2) Employment actions may not be based on race, religion, national origin, color, sex, age, disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, or protected activity under the antidiscrimination statutes, political affiliation, military status or affiliation, or any other non-job related factor, except under Subsection 63A-17-301(2)(b)(ii).
(3) An employee who alleges unlawful discrimination may:
(a) submit a complaint to the agency head; and
(b) file a charge with the Utah Labor Commission Antidiscrimination and Labor Division within 180 days of the alleged harm, or directly with the EEOC within 300 days of the alleged harm.
(4) A state official may not impede any employee from timely filing a discrimination complaint in accordance with state or federal requirements.


Utah Admin. Code R477-2-3
Amended by Utah State Bulletin Number 2015-14, effective 7/1/2015 Amended by Utah State Bulletin Number 2017-14, effective 7/1/2017 Amended by Utah State Bulletin Number 2017-18, effective 8/30/2017 Amended by Utah State Bulletin Number 2018-14, effective 7/1/2018 Amended by Utah State Bulletin Number 2020-13, effective 7/1/2020 Amended by Utah State Bulletin Number 2021-14, effective 7/1/2021 Amended by Utah State Bulletin Number 2022-13, effective 7/1/2022

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