Tribal Employment Rights Office.

TThe Tribal Employment Rights Office was originally established in 1981, and they administer the updated Tribal Employment Rights Ordinance. The Ordinance provides for Indian preference in employment, contracting and subcontracting activities conducted on the Fort Hall Indian Reservation.


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Employment Support


The TERO Commission and staff are committed to providing quality services and employment support through:

  • Providing information on Indian Preference and Equal Employment laws;
  • Providing job search, application assistance, interviewing and job retention information;
  • Negotiating Indian preference agreements with employers operating on or near the Fort Hall Indian Reservation;
  • Maintaining employment referral services to employers both on or near the Fort Hall Reservation;
  • Investigating and completing on-site inspections of employers, contractors, or subcontractors to insure compliance with the TERO Ordinance and Tribes' Indian Preference Policy;
  • Receiving and investigating potential employment discrimination complaint charges;
  • Drafting charges of alleged violations of Title VII, filing with EEOC and attempting to conciliate complaints; Assisting Indians in capitalizing on employment opportunities and in developing their own businesses.

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Job seeker orientations are held the first, second and third Thursday of every month at 8:00 a.m. at the TERO Office.Tribal Rights Employment Office

Tribal Youth Education Program .

TYEP is working to:

  • Increase Indian student ISAT scores in the area
  • Decrease Indian student absenteeism in the area
  • Decrease the Indian student dropout rate
  • Increase the Indian student high school graduation rate
  • Increase the college preparedness of Indian students, beginning in the 6th grade

The TYEP staff meets regularly with all area public school principals and/or staff and Native American students to help students succeed in meeting their educational goals. Home visits are made when necessary with parents/guardians to support the educational success of their children.

The Tribal Youth Education Program (TYEP) provides educational services for Native American students. The TYEP staff meets regularly with all area public school principals and/or staff and Native American students to help students succeed in meeting their educational goals. Home visits are made when necessary with parents/guardians to support the educational success of their children.Referral forms for assistance can be made by a teacher, principal, counselor or parent/guardian and can be picked up at any school or the Tribal Youth Education Program Office located in Room 215 of the Tribal Human Resource and Development Center next to the library. The TYEP staff also handles applications for students who want to attend any of the Bureau of Indian Affairs off-reservation boarding schools.

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P:(208) 478-3847
F:(208) 478-3756

Widowville Road, Bldg #91
P.O. Box 306
Fort Hall, ID 83203


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Please Respect Compliance.


THE TERO OFFICE IS REQUIRED TO ENFORCE AND INFORM ALL EMPLOYERS OF THEIR RESPONSIBILITY TO COMPLY WITH THE ORDINANCE.

THE ORDINANCE PROVIDES FOR EMPLOYERS AND CONTRACTORS, ON OR NEAR THE FORT HALL RESERVATION, TO GIVE PREFERENCE TO INDIANS IN HIRING, PROMOTION, TRAINING, TEMPORARY REDUCTIONS IN WORK FORCE, EMPLOYMENT, AND ALL OTHER ASPECTS OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMIC ACTIVITY.