Utah Employment Law Update


Three bills were passed by Utah legislature that went into effect on May 1, 2016: 
  1. Utah Antidiscrimination Act - Employers may not refuse to provide reasonable accommodations unless it would cause undue hardship for pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related conditions.
  2. Franchisor Protections - A franchisor will not be deemed to be the employer of a franchisee's employees so long as the franchisor is only exercising the "type of degree or control customarily exercised by a franchisor for the purpose of protecting the franchisor's trademarks and brand."

  3. Reporting Child Pornography - Computer technicians who view child pornography are required to report the finding of the image to a state or local law endorsement agency or the Cyber Tip Line at the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. 
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