Disabilities (ADA): Idaho
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Authors: Rick D. Roskelley and Michelle Barrett Falconer, Littler
- In addition to the federal equal opportunity laws, Idaho employers must comply with the Idaho Human Rights Act. See Disability Discrimination in Idaho.
- Idaho law prohibits making employment decisions based on an individual's disability, unless the individual with or without a reasonable accommodation cannot perform the required work. See The Idaho Human Rights Act.
- Also, Idaho's Genetic Testing Privacy Act forbids employers from considering a person's genetic information. See Genetic Testing Privacy Act.