I have worked for the company six months and have received excellent performance reviews. I verbally mentioned I have Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis and there may be periods where I need to take time off. A couple months later HR asked for a ADA letter and letter from doctor. This was provided 2... Read more »
answered on Mar 1, 2022
Employers under the Americans with Disabilities law are required to provide "reasonable accommodations," not ALL accommodation, you request. This is a very typical problem in companies. They hire an employee who tells them of a disability, and they hire the person anyway. However,... Read more »
The cop told him a bunch of bs and I have the text messages to prove it he violated my civil rights defamation of character and slander
answered on Oct 12, 2021
If the cop was a "citizen" and not a cop, the question would be the same: can someone tell a potential employer information, which later serves as grounds for the company to fire an employee for fault? The answer is: yes.
A better question would be: can someone slander an... Read more »
answered on Oct 19, 2020
More information is needed to answer your question. Idaho is an "at-will" employment state. You are not guaranteed your job back. However, you might have a case if you believe your (former) employer refused to hire you back for a discriminatory reason (i.e. race, gender, disability, age, etc).
I am a waitress in Idaho & have been employed at my current job for a year & 1/2. I change my hair color frequently & the word is that the owners mother wants to implement a new policy regarding dying your hair. Obviously, I don’t want to stop dying my hair. So, I am curious as to how... Read more »
answered on Aug 24, 2020
Any changes to the policy manual affect current and new employees. You're bound by it.
I was never given a chance to defend myself. One day I just receive a call saying I’m fired for violence in the workplace. No explanation. I had to advance this to the corporate offices just to get an idea of why. Now, they won’t let me have my personnel file. I know Idaho is right to work,... Read more »
answered on Jul 18, 2020
You're correct that Idaho gave up union protection 30 years ago and loves its "Right to Work" philosophy. You have no "right" to your personnel file, it belongs to the company. However if you end up suing the employer, your attorney will immediately get a copy of your... Read more »
Hi, my name is Lisa. I am looking for some direction on discrimination and harassment, defamation of character. My last employer is showing my employee file to other people and I also have a doctors letter in it. Is this a HIPPA violation. I have record of all the harassment when I was... Read more »
answered on Jun 21, 2020
Employment law, even in a “right to work” state like Idaho states that an employer can create a “hostile work environment” by many different ways, including this one. Idaho also has a statute that holds employers liable for violating your right to privacy by disclosing confidential records... Read more »
answered on Aug 20, 2018
If it's sufficiently severe, then yes, it would be actionable. The question is whether the gossiping would be objectively hostile. You'll want to review the facts with an attorney.
The position is a contract position with the National Guard. I have been employed here doing the same job for 7 years in May. There is no grandfather clause, no allowance for years of experience. Is this legal?
answered on Mar 19, 2018
The answer to your question requires more information about your particular job and the nature of your employment, such as when your contract expires. As a general matter, it is not necessarily illegal to change the job requirements/description of a position if done in good faith. However, it would... Read more »
answered on Mar 19, 2018
The short answer to your question is that you should be documenting EVERYTHING. If litigation becomes necessary, it is helpful to show the totality of instances where you believe you are being discriminated against. Important evidence can include comments where your managers/supervisors/co-workers... Read more »
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