Idaho Sick Leave laws & compensation compliance analysis

Idaho Sick Leave: What you need to know

There is no Idaho law requiring private sector employers to provide employees with paid or unpaid sick leave.
It is important to remember, however, that if sick leave is promised, an employer may create a legal obligation to grant it. Employers should regularly review statements made in handbooks or elsewhere to ensure that they accurately reflect current policies. If changes are necessary, the policy should be revised and employees notified of the changes.
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Idaho law requires that public employees be provided with paid sick leave at the rate represented by the proportion 96/2080.
Public employees may accrue sick leave without limit and transfer sick leave if they transfer departments (ID Code Sec. 67-5333).
Separate provisions allow public employees to use accrued sick leave for illness, disability, pregnancy, and related medical conditions or for family leave purposes, including illness, disability, or death of a family member (ID Admin. Code Sec. 15.04.01.240).
Note: BLR® provides comprehensive employment law coverage at the federal and state levels. However, businesses may be subject to additional requirements at the local (city, county, and municipal) level.
For select cities, BLR will provide a brief overview of these requirements.
If your locality is not listed below or if you require further guidance on a law that is listed, we recommend contacting the area chamber of commerce or the appropriate local enforcement, executive, or legislative body (e.g., city council, city labor board, mayor's office).
Where a conflict exists between laws, employers should follow the law granting the most generous ...

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