Idaho Employment Discrimination Questions & Answers

Q: Can gossiping be considered working in hostile enviroment. If it both me to the point go seek medical help to cope

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for Idaho on
Answered on Aug 20, 2018
Michael Hales' answer
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.

Q: I've done a job for 7 years and now they are saying they require a bachelors degree. It is a contract position. Help

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Discrimination for Idaho on
Answered on Mar 19, 2018
Jeffrey Hepworth's answer
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 be illegal if your employer is changing the job requirements as a cover for some other form of discrimination, such as age, race, gender, or in retaliation for some other reason. You may want to...

Q: What should I be aware of and documenting if I feel I'm being discriminated against because of my age?

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Discrimination for Idaho on
Answered on Mar 19, 2018
Jeffrey Hepworth's answer
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 make fun of your age, or speak badly about it (even if some might have been only "joking"). It's also helpful to show instances where those younger than you are given preferential treatment. If you...

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