Employee Privacy: Idaho
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Lucy R. Juarez, Strindberg and Scholnick, LLC
- Idaho allows recordings of conversations so long as one party to the conversation consents. See Recordings of Conversations and Telephone/Other Wire Surveillance.
- Certain employees of daycare facilities should be background checked. See Background Checks.
- Employers are not allowed to disclose employee social security numbers to the public. See Social Security Numbers.
- There are specific requirements for drug testing employees. See Drug and Alcohol Testing.
- Employers cannot use private genetic information in connection with hiring, promotion, retention, or other related decisions. See Private Genetic Information.
- Employers cannot require employees take a polygraph test. See Lie Detector/Polygraph Tests.
- Employer cannot blacklist or notify any other employer that a current or former employee has been blacklisted. See Employment References.
- Idaho recognizes a common law tort claim for invasion of privacy. See Invasion of Privacy.