EEO - Retaliation: Idaho
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Jonathan K. Thorne, Strindberg & Scholnick, LLC
- Idaho's antidiscrimination employment laws prohibit retaliation against an employee engaged in opposing discriminatory conduct or participating in proceedings regarding the unlawful discrimination. See Retaliation Under the Idaho Human Rights Act;
- An employee making a retaliation claim under the Idaho Human Rights Act may assert a claim against an employer who has 5 or more employees (as opposed to 15 employees under Title VII). See Covered Employers;
- An employee has 365 days to file a Charge of Discrimination with the Idaho Commission on Human Rights (as opposed to 300 days with the EEOC). See Charge of Discrimination;
- Idaho employees are also protected from retaliation for filing a claim under the Discriminatory Wage Rates Based upon Sex Act. See Retaliation Under the Discriminatory Wage Rates Based upon Sex Act.