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Delaware Non-Discrimination Plan

Send Comments to Wanda.Holifield@delaware.gov State of Delaware Non-Discrimination Plan 2020-21 System Update Activities Appointment Letter EO Officer Roles and Responsibilities Equal Opportunity Is The Law Equal Opportunity Is The Law (Spanish) Monitoring Tool Discrimination Complaint Log Discrimination Complaint Form

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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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Sex-Based Discrimination

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

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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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Sexual Harassment

Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination that violates the Delaware Discrimination in Employment Act (DDEA). It applies to employers with 4 or more employees, including state and local governments. It also applies to employment agencies and to labor organizations.

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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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Sexual Orientation-Based Employment Discrimination

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

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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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