Utah Background Check Laws
What are Utah employment background check laws?
We update this overview of Utah background check laws and ban-the-box rules often. But laws change quickly, and we cannot guarantee all information is current. Always consult your attorney for legal advice.
Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA)
In order to set a standard for hiring policies, the federal government created the Fair Credit Reporting Act, or FCRA, which monitors and protects both employers and job candidates.
BAN-THE-BOX AND FAIR HIRING LAWS
STATE LAWS — PUBLIC AND PRIVATE COMPANIES
Who must follow: This ban-the-box law applies only to public sector employers for the State of Utah, including counties and municipalities in the state.
Timing of inquiry: Public sector employers for the state of Utah may only inquire into criminal history during the initial interview or later; or, if no interview is conducted, until a conditional offer of employment.