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IPEA assists our members with employee grievances and problem-solving on the job, and we pay for a consultation with an attorney when appropriate.

Here's how the Employee Assistance Program works.


Idaho Public Employees Association has been standing up for

Idaho Public Employees since 1959!


 Executive Director Donna Yule with all the guys at Nampa/Meridian Irrigation District



  • We counsel our members in the appropriate avenue to address workplace problems.
  • We represent our members in the problem-solving process, including representing them at disciplinary hearings when appropriate. 
  • We coordinate and pay for legal representation when all other avenues of resolution have failed to produce acceptable results.

IPEA ADVOCATES for our members

  • We advocate at the Statehouse for our members' wages, benefits, and working conditions.
  • We lobby to bring pro-public employee legislation forward and to encourage adequate funding of state and local government.
  • We lobby the state legislature and the administration for all issues contained in our platform.
  • We fight to maintain PERSI as a Defined Benefit plan and for fair COLAs for our retirees

IPEA EDUCATES our members

  • We keep our members informed about changes in employment law and workplace rights.
  • We research candidates and offer endorsements for those candidates we believe will support public employees. 
  • We monitor newspapers and other media outlets for all over the state to keep our members informed about state and local government issues.