July 2021

State Updates

 

Delaware bans hairstyle discrimination

05/06/21

Delaware has enacted legislation (Senate Bill 32) that expressly prohibits employers from discriminating against individuals based on hair texture and protective hairstyles. Senate Bill 32 takes effect immediately.

Friday, April 30, 2021/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (378)/Comments (0)/
Tags: 05/06/21

Minimum Wage Update for Various Jurisdictions

12/01/18

Various jurisdictions have increased their minimum wage rates. If applicable, you must increase the pay rate for exempt and/or non-exempt employees to meet the new minimum wage. For New York, the pay rate increase is effective on or before December 31, 2018. For all other jurisdictions and federal contractors, the increase is effective on or before January 1, 2019. An updated poster is not required provided that the employer has the most recent poster already on display. If needed, employers should order a new minimum wage poster. The minimum wage rate is based on the employee’s work location.
Thursday, December 6, 2018/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (0)/Comments (0)/

Delaware Adopts Law Expanding Protections Against Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

10/01/18

A new Delaware law specifically addresses the prohibition against sexual harassment under the Delaware Discrimination in Employment Act (DDEA), sets an affirmative defense for employers, imposes mandatory notice distribution on employers with at least four employees within the state, and provides anti-sexual harassment training requirements for employers with at least 50 employees in the state. 
Wednesday, October 3, 2018/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (3603)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Delaware

Delaware Adopts Law Expanding Protections Against Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

10/01/18

A new Delaware law specifically addresses the prohibition against sexual harassment under the Delaware Discrimination in Employment Act (DDEA), sets an affirmative defense for employers, imposes mandatory notice distribution on employers with at least four employees within the state, and provides anti-sexual harassment training requirements for employers with at least 50 employees in the state. 
Wednesday, October 3, 2018/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (3325)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Delaware
Tags: 10/01/18

Delaware Workplace Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN)

09/01/18

Businesses that employ 100 or more employees, excluding part-time employees, or 100 or more employees that work in the aggregate at least 2,000 hours per week, must provide at least 60 days’ written notice before the business orders a mass layoff, plant closing or relocation if it will cause an employment loss. These requirements do not apply to federal, state and local governments, including school districts and charter schools. 
Thursday, August 30, 2018/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (3995)/Comments (0)/
Tags: 09/01/18

Delaware Training Wage and Minimum Wage Updates

09/01/18

Delaware raises minimum wage to $8.75 per hour and creates a training minimum wage and a youth wage that is not more than $0.50 less than the minimum wage rate as of January 1, 2019. 
Thursday, August 30, 2018/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (4144)/Comments (0)/
Tags: 09/01/18

Delaware Enacts New Minimum Wage and Youth Wage Laws

08/01/18

Delaware raises minimum wage and permits employers to pay youth employees a “training wage” up to 50 cents less than the state minimum wage rate.

Friday, July 27, 2018/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (3956)/Comments (0)/
Tags: 08/01/18

Delaware Employers Will No Longer Be Able to Ask Applicants about Their Compensation History

08/17/17

In an effort to reduce pay gaps between genders, Delaware has enacted a pay history inquiry ban that prohibits employers from screening job applicants based on their salary history and asking a current or former employer about an applicant’s compensation history.
Monday, August 14, 2017/Author: Andaika Jean-Noel/Number of views (5261)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Delaware

Delaware Expands Non-Discrimination Law

9/1/16

Delaware has passed a series of laws that will prohibit employers from discriminating against individuals because of their family responsibilities, their reproductive health decisions, or for discussing their wages with co-workers.

Tuesday, August 30, 2016/Author: TJaeger2/Number of views (5702)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Delaware

Delaware Minimum Wage Increase

6/4/2015

The state of Delaware has raised its minimum wage to $8.25 effective June 1, 2015.
Wednesday, June 3, 2015/Author: DeadreDiggs/Number of views (8442)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Delaware
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