1) The Delaware Department of Labor offices will be closed on Thursday and Friday November 24th and 25th, 2022, in observance of The Thanksgiving Holiday. All payments scheduled for Thursday and Friday November 24th and 25th, 2022, will be processed on Monday November 28th, 2022. Please allow up to one week before contacting us regarding the status of payments. 2) Delaware SB184 requires many employers working on prevailing wage projects meet Craft Training requirements. Payments to the Apprenticeship and Training Fund is one to meet this obligation. Find out more at the Delaware One Stop. More Info

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Delaware Department of Labor



Office of Wage & Hour




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It is the mission of the Wage and Hour Unit to provide public service through the fair, effective, and efficient administration of laws that protect the wages and fringe benefits of Delaware’s workers. This includes wage payment, minimum wage, child labor, meal breaks, the right to inspect personnel files, record keeping, special employment practices, and compliance with the requirement that certain entities post notices related to human trafficking.

Delaware’s Minimum Wage will be increasing on 1/1/2023.
Click Here to download the Wage & Hour Announcement.

Unit Contact Information

Director: Dr. Michael Boone
Administrator: Ethel Belfon
Labor Law Enforcement Supervisor: Dyron Green

Office Hours: Monday thru Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST
Phone: (302) 761-8200 (Press Option 3)
Fax: (302) 661-7205
Email (Wage Complaint): Wages@Delaware.gov
Email (Child Labor Work Permit): WorkPermits@Delaware.gov

Office Locations

Wilmington
Fox Valley
4425 N. Market Street
3rd Floor
Wilmington, DE 19802
Newark
University Office Plaza
252 Chapman Road
2nd Floor
Newark, DE 19702
Dover
Blue Hen Corp. Center
655 S. Bay Road
Suite 2H
Dover, DE 19901
Georgetown
8 Georgetown Plaza
Suite 2
Georgetown, DE 19947

All Mailed Correspondence & Overnight Package Deliveries (FedEx, UPS etc.) should go to:

Delaware Department of Labor
Division of Industrial Affairs
Wage and Hour Unit

4425 N. Market Street, 3rd Floor
Wilmington, DE 19802



















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