Idaho

  • Project Labor Agreements

    Adopted ABC model government-neutrality bill.

  • Prevailing Wage

    No.

  • Right to Work

    Yes.

  • Public-Private Partnerships

    No statute authorizes or prohibits P3s on public projects.

  • Workforce Development Incentives

    Workforce Development Training Fund – Can reimburse employee training costs to eligible companies that are bringing jobs to Idaho, adding jobs through expansion or upgrading skills of current workers who are at risk of being permanently laid off. The fund is financed by employers through an offset to the unemployment insurance tax.

  • Career and Technical Education

    92% of CTE high school graduates placed in colleges or careers.

    Idaho does not recognize NCCER as an approved curriculum for CTE programs.

  • 5-Year Average Job Growth Rate (2011-16)

    6.3%.

Monthly Unemployment Rate in Idaho

Industry Overview

Prompt Pay

Private: No law in place.
Public: 60 days after receipt of billing.
Subs: No law in place.

Immigration/E-Verify Mandate

State agencies and contractors must use E-Verify. All contracts and requests for proposals, bids and information for state projects shall include notice that all contractors declare to the contracting agency that they have substantiated that all employees providing services can legally work in the United States. No law for private businesses.

Percentage of State GDP From Nonresidential Construction

5.0%.

Incidence Rate in Construction (2013)

11.1 (fatal rate only).

Occupational Safety & Health Oversight (State vs. Federal)

Federal oversight.

Percentage of Union Membership in Private Construction

8.7%.

Marijuana Legalization Status

Fully illegal.

Business Facts

Minimum Wage (2016)

7.25

Percentage of Pensions Funded

91%

Effective Real-Estate Tax Rate

0.73%

Corporate Income Tax Rate(s)

7.4%

Capital Spending % As Share of Total State Spending (2013)

6.5%