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The Unionization Process: Idaho

The Unionization Process requirements for other states

Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.

Authors: Scott Randolph and Bradley T. Cave, Holland & Hart LLP


  • Idaho is a "right to work" state that protects the rights of employees to work without being required to join a union. See Right to Work and Right to Engage in Union Activity
  • Idaho requires written employee authorization for the deduction of any union due, fee or assessment. See Payroll Deductions
  • Employees are protected from coercion and intimidation related to the exercise of rights to work or rights to organize. See Coercion and Intimidation Prohibited
  • Idaho has prohibited or limited legal actions, such as injunctions, which could otherwise be used to restrain or infringe on employee rights established under Idaho law. See Limits on Legal Actions