The following information is not new law, but agency guidance designed to clarify the existing statutes or regulations. Contact Georgia Smith, (208) 332-3570 ext. 3439.
The Idaho Department of Labor's guidelines for disclosure of confidential employment security information records may be accessed at: https://www.labor.idaho.gov/dnn/Portals/0/Publications/publicrecords.pdf.
For more information, contact Georgia Smith at 208-332-3570 x 2102
For security purposes, the Idaho Department of Labor will NOT provide records via email. Pursuant to Idaho Code § 74-102(10), the department may recover costs associated with the disclosure of department records when responding to the request requires more than two hours of labor and copying records exceeds 100 pages. The department considers actual cost for all requests made in a calendar year of $100 or less to be nominal and incidental and does not seek reimbursement for the first $100 of actual costs incurred.
Employment security information is any information descriptive of an identifiable person or persons received by, recorded by, prepared by, furnished to, or collected by the department, or the Industrial Commission in the administration of the Employment Security Law. For more information, see Idaho Code § 74-106(7) and 20 CFR § 603.6
Employee: If you are an employee requesting information about yourself, you need to complete an informed consent release.
Employer: If you are an employer requesting information about your business, you need to complete an informed consent release.
If you do not represent the individual or employer and are seeking records for such person, you are a third party. You also must complete the Third Party Confidentiality Agreement form.
* Employment Security Law purpose -- any purpose that arises under Idaho Employment Security Law found at Idaho Code Section 72-1301 et seq.
Third party: If you are requesting records that are NOT your own or if you are an attorney or an agent and you are requesting records of someone who is NOT a client, the following documents must be completed:
Requests for Employment Security Information, including but not limited to Unemployment History, Wage History and Employment Verification.
Requests for any information outside of Employment Security Information, including but not limited to statistics and public record.
Other Submission Options:
Idaho Department of Labor
Attn: Records Custodian
317 W. Main St.
Boise, ID 83735
An Equal Opportunity Employer and Service Provider
Brad Little, Governor
Jani Revier, Director