Delaware Labor Law Updates

All businesses with employees in Delaware are required by state & federal employment laws to post Labor Law Posters in a visible location. Employment laws change often, which require labor law posters to be updates. Below includes past & most recent mandatory labor law updates which require employers to post the latest version of these posters.

 

Mandatory change(s) for the state of Delaware

Date
Poster/Update
  • 01/2023

    Break Rules-Revised with new additional address and information, new QR code, department logo, revision date and new violation fine amount of $20,000.

  • 01/2023

    Child Labor Laws-Revised with new additional address and information, new QR code, department logo, revision date and new violation fine amount of $20,000.

  • 01/2023

    Delaware Minimum Wage-Revised with new additional address and information, new QR code, department logo, revision date and new violation fine amount of $20,000.

  • 01/2023

    Wage Theft-Newly required poster for the state of Delaware.

  • 01/2023

    Whistleblower Protection Act-Revised to add citizenship or immigration status of the employee or employee's family member under whistleblower protections.

  • 11/2021

    Delaware Minimum Wage-Revised with new minimum wage rate of $10.50 per hour effective January 1, 2022 and future rates for 2023, 2024, and 2025. *2022 Poster is shipping now.

  • 09/2018

    Delaware Minimum Wage-Revised to include new 2019 minimum wages.

  • 09/2018

    Discrimination-Discrimination notice revised to include new information about Sexual Harassment, rights for disabled individuals, and rights for pregnant women.

  • 11/2014

    Discrimination-Updated to include new pregnancy accommodation laws, effective 1/1/2015.

  • 05/2014

    Delaware Minimum Wage-Updated to reflect new 2014 minimum wage rate of $7.75 per hour, effective 06-01-14 and new 2015 minimum wage rate of $8.25 per hour effective 06-01-15.

  • 06/2009

    Delaware Minimum Wage-Content has been updated including Dept. of Labor contact information.

  • 01/2009

    Delaware Minimum Wage-Reflects new rate of $6.65 per hour effective January 1, 2007 and $7.15 per hour effective January 1, 2008.

Mandatory federal change(s)

Date
Poster/Update
  • 06/2023

    EEOC Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal-Revised with new information related to the new Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) effective June 27, 2023 and a new revision date.

  • 05/2023

    Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) - Federal Minimum Wage-Revised the Nursing Mothers section of the poster with the PUMP for Nursing Mothers Act (PUMP Act) and more clarification on employer requirements to provide reasonable break time and accommodations for nursing employees.

  • 10/2022

    EEOC Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal-Revised to use plain language and bullet points to summarize the laws for employees. Added a QR code that links to instructions on how to file a charge of workplace discrimination. This new version replaces the old Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law poster.

  • 07/2016

    Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) - Federal Minimum Wage-Update includes new regulation revisions as of August 2016 which includes text regarding nursing mothers and overtime rules.

  • 11/2009

    EEOC Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal-Addition of Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) Regulation.

  • 11/2008

    The Uniformed Services Employment and Re-Employment Rights Act (USERRA)-Added the Office of Special Counsel to the poster and modified existing text to incorporate the new office information.

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Delaware Labor Law Poster Posting Requirements:

  • Minimum Wage Law (NEW) (Delaware Code, Title 19, Ch 9, Sec 908) You must post information regarding the minimum wage law. The Delaware Complete Labor Law Poster displays this information in an easy-to-read, convenient manner. Simply post it in a conspicuous location.
  • Wage Payment and Collection Law (Delaware Code, Title 19, Ch 11, Sec 1108) The full color, easy-to-read Delaware Complete Labor Law Poster displays mandatory information regarding wage payment and collection.
  • Discrimination in Employment Law (Delaware Code, Title 19, Ch 7, Sec 716) (a.) Discrimination is against the law, and you must post notices informing all employees that discriminatory actions or behavior in the workplace is illegal. The Delaware Complete Labor Law Poster displays this information in a clear, straightforward manner. Post it in a conspicuous location along with other important company notices.
  • Workers Compensation Law (Delaware Code, Title 19, Ch 23) Your employees have certain rights granted to them under Workers' Compensation law. The Delaware Complete Labor Law Poster displays the information that you must, under Delaware law, provide in a conspicuous location.
  • Child Labor Law (Delaware Code, Title 19, Ch 6) Minors in the workplace are subject to Child Labor Law provisions and protections, and you must inform all workers of these details. The Delaware Complete Labor Law Poster lets you display this information in an easy-to-read, centralized location.
  • Meal Break Law (Delaware Code, Title 19, Ch 6) The Delaware Complete Labor Law Poster lets you comply with the requirement to display meal break notices to all affected employees.
  • Unemployment Poster. Your workplace must be covered under Delaware Unemployment Insurance laws, and you must post information confirming this. The Delaware Complete Labor Law Poster displays this information for all employees to review as necessary.
  • Federal Minimum Wage Act (29 CFR 516.4) Federal law requires that you post information with respect to the federal minimum wage increases from $6.55 an hour to $7.25 an hour, effective July 24, 2009. This information must be displayed in a conspicuous location.
  • Uniform Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (38 USCA 433(a)) You are mandated by federal law to provide information regarding the rights, benefits and obligation of employees who are governed by the Uniform Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act. Post this information in a conspicuous location.
  • Employee Polygraph Protection Act (29 CFR 801.6) Per federal law, employees have specific rights and protections accorded to them under the Employee Polygraph Protection Act. You must inform employees of their rights under the act. Ensure that you post this information in a conspicuous location. Be aware that under 29 CFR 801.42(7) a civil penalty of up to $10,000 may be assessed against you for violating any provision of the Act.
  • Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law (29 CFR 1601.30) Your employees must be informed of their rights under federal equal employment laws. Ensure that you post this information in a prominent and accessible location.
  • Family and Medical Leave Act (29 USC 2619(a)(b)) You must post information informing employees of their rights and protections per the Federal Family and Medical Leave Act. This information must be displayed in a conspicuous location, accessible by all employees.
  • Occupational Safety and Health Act (29 CFR 1903.2(a)(1)) You must display clear, summarized and accurate information regarding your employees' rights and protections under the Federal Occupational Health and Safety Act. Display this information in a conspicuous location, and ensure that it is not altered, defaced, or covered by other material.
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Minimum Wage Rates in Delaware in 2024:

The state minimum wage rate will increase on January 1, 2024 to $13.25.

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Important Phone Numbers: State of Delaware

  • Wage & Hour - (302) 422-1134
  • OSHA - (800) 321-6742
  • Workers' Compensation - (800) 464-4357
  • Unemployment Insurance - (302) 761-8446
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