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Delaware Non-Discrimination Plan

Send Comments to State of Delaware Non-Discrimination Plan 2023-25 EO Officer Roles and Responsibilities Equal Opportunity Is The Law Equal Opportunity Is The Law (Spanish) Monitoring Tool (American Job Center) Monitoring Tool (Eligible Training Providers) Discrimination Complaint Log Discrimination Complaint Form

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Age Discrimination

The Discrimination in Employment Act (DDEA) protects individuals who are 40 years of age or older from employment discrimination based on age. The DDEA’s protections apply to both employees and job applicants.

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What an Employer Should Know

>The DDOL has authority to receive, initiate and investigate charges of discrimination filed against employers who have a statutory minimum number of employees.

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Disability Discrimination

Title I of the Handicapped Persons Employment Protection Act (HPEPA) prohibits private employers, state and local governments, employment agencies and labor unions from discriminating against qualified individuals with disabilities in job application procedures, hiring, firing, advancement, compensation, job training, and other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment.

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The Office of Labor Law Enforcement serves to ensure fair and equitable treatment in the workplace by enforcing or administering 22 state and federal labor laws, including wage payment, minimum wage, child labor, prevailing wages for state-funded construction projects, and discrimination laws.

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Discrimination Intake Form

Use this form to start the charge filing process, or to submit pertinent information about your open case. You can download this form and save it to your own computer. Complete the front portion and select the ‘questionnaires’ that apply to you. You can submit the completed form online.

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Discriminatory Practices

Under the Delaware Discrimination in Employment Act and the Handicapped Persons Employment Protections Act it is illegal to discriminate on the basis of a protected class in any aspect of employment.

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File a Charge

Any individual who believes that his or her employment rights have been violated under the Delaware Discrimination in Employment Act or the Handicapped Persons Employment Protections Act may file a charge of discrimination with DDOL.

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Mediation Facts

Mediation is a form of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) that is offered by the Delaware Department of Labor (DDOL) as an alternative to the traditional investigative or litigation process.

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Mediation Questions & Answers

Questions and answers about DOL mediation.

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