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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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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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Mediation is a fair and efficient process to help you resolve your employment disputes and reach an agreement. A neutral mediator assists you in reaching a voluntary, negotiated agreement. Choosing mediation to resolve employment discrimination disputes promotes a better work environment, reduces costs and works for the employer and the employee.

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National Origin Discrimination

Whether an employee or job applicant’s ancestry is Mexican, Ukrainian, Filipino, Arab, West Indian, or any other nationality, he or she is entitled to the same employment opportunities as anyone else. DDOL enforces the state prohibition against national origin discrimination in employment under the Delaware Discrimination in Employment Act (DDEA), which covers employers with four (4) or more employees.

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Pregnancy Discrimination

The Delaware Discrimination in Employment Act (DDEA) protects from discrimination on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions constitutes unlawful sex discrimination under DDEA, which covers employers with 4 or more employees, including state and local governments.

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Office of Anti-Discrimination

The Office of Anti-Discrimination enforces laws against employment discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age (40 or older), marital status or genetic information.

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Charge Processing Procedure

What Happens after a Charge of Employment Discrimination is Filed with DDOL?

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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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Race/Color Discrimination

The Delaware Discrimination in Employment Act (DDEA) protects individuals against employment discrimination on the bases of race and color, as well as national origin, sex, religion, age, marital status and genetic information.

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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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