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Idaho Law - Overview

Overview

Idaho law prohibits discrimination in employment, education, real estate transactions and public accommodations.

Illegal discrimination may be based on: race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age (over 40), mental or physical disability.

Understanding Prohibited Practices

Disability

A “disability” is a diagnosable physical or mental condition which interferes with one of a person’s major life activities.

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Race, Color or National Origin

Both state and federal laws prohibit discrimination based upon race, color or national origin in employment relationships.

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Religion

Moral or ethical beliefs as to what is right and wrong that are sincerely held by the individual person with the strength of traditional religious views.

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Sex

Sexual harassment takes many forms, such as touching, sexual comments or jokes, displays of pornographic materials, indecent exposure, assault or even rape.

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Age (Over 40)

Workers and job candidates 40 and older, employed or seeking employment with a public or private employer, are protected.

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Retaliation

Retaliation against an individual who has engaged in a protected activity is unlawful.

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Disability

A “disability” is a diagnosable physical or mental condition which interferes with one of a person’s major life activities.

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Race, Color or National Origin

All people fall within the definition of race, color and national origin and all have equal protection under the law.

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Religion

Moral or ethical beliefs as to what is right and wrong that are sincerely held by the individual person with the strength of traditional religious views. 

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Sex

Sexual harassment takes many forms, such as touching, sexual comments or jokes, displays of pornographic materials, indecent exposure, assault or even rape. 

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Retaliation

Retaliation against an individual who has engaged in a protected activity is unlawful.

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Race, Color or National Origin

All people fall within the definition of race, color and national origin and all have equal protection under the law. 

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Religion

Moral or ethical beliefs as to what is right and wrong that are sincerely held by the individual person with the strength of traditional religious views. 

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Sex

Sexual harassment takes many forms, such as touching, sexual comments or jokes, displays of pornographic materials, indecent exposure, assault or even rape. 

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Retaliation

Retaliation against an individual who has engaged in a protected activity is unlawful.

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