Appeals hearing officers make decisions based on proof, witness testimony and Administrative Rules. These rules include definitions used to understand your eligibility.
Example: You were fired from a job and applied for unemployment benefits. Your claim was denied because Idaho Department of Labor found that you fired for misconduct. You appeal and attend an appeals hearing. The hearing officer will hear your case and decide if it fits official definitions. For misconduct, the definition is:
IDAPA 09.01.30.275 defines MISCONDUCT as a willful disregard of the employer’s interests; a deliberate violation of its rules; or a failure to meet its reasonable expectations. The employer is required to prove misconduct.
The hearing officer will mail a written decision to all interested parties. Decisions are usually mailed within 10 business days of the hearing.
A decision becomes final 14 days after the mailing date — unless you file an appeal.
If you disagree with a decision, you can file a written appeal within 14 days to the Idaho Industrial Commission. Idaho Labor and the Appeals Bureau cannot accept these appeals.
Incorporated employers must include the signature and title of a corporate officer or licensed attorney. The Idaho Industrial Commission will only take appeals filed by employer representatives who are attorneys.
Email appeals to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mail appeals to:
Idaho Industrial Commission Judicial Division, IDOL Appeals
P. O. Box 83720
Boise, Idaho 83720-0041
Hand-deliver appeals to:
Idaho Industrial Commission
11321 W. Chinden Blvd., Bldg. 2,
Boise ID 83714
Fax appeals to: (208) 332-7588
Questions? Call Idaho Industrial Commission, Unemployment Appeals, at (208) 334-6024.
Update your information with the Appeals Bureau as soon as possible. Call (208) 334-6024.
Also update your contact information on the Claimant Portal.
Call the Appeals Bureau immediately at (208) 334-6024.
If you missed your hearing or have new evidence, you may file a written request to reopen the hearing. You must file this request within 10 days of the mailing date on the decision.
Sign and send your request by email, fax or mail.
Email to: email@example.com
Fax to: Appeals Bureau at (208) 334-6024.
317 West Main Street
Boise, Idaho 83735-0720.
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