Idaho--Laws Relating to Pregnancy

Idaho--Laws Relating to Pregnancy

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Prohibitions against Pregnancy Discrimination

It is an unlawful employment practice to discriminate based on sex.[1] This law has not been statutorily extended to pregnancy discrimination. However, the state courts did accept this argument in a case without analysis.[2]

For the text of the statute, click here.

For the text of the case, click here.

Pregnancy Accommodation

Idaho does not provide additional protections to the federal law.

Pregnancy-related Disability Accommodation

Idaho does not specifically accommodate pregnancy or its attendant medical conditions as a disability.

Breastfeeding Rights

Idaho does not provide women an affirmative right to breastfeed in public or at work.

Family and Childcare Leave Laws

Idaho does not provide additional protections to the federal law.

For the federal Pregnancy Discrimination Act, click here.

For the federal Family and Medical Leave Act, click here.

For further information on your pregnancy rights, contact Legal Momentum.

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[1] Idaho Code 67-5909.

[2] See Stout v. Key Training Corp., 158 P.3d 971 (Idaho 2007)

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