Delaware Employment Law Update – January 2019

Delaware

Equal Rights Amendment to State Constitution

On January 16, 2019, Delaware Governor John Carney signed legislation (H.B. 1) amending the Delaware Constitution’s Bill of Rights by adding Section 21, which declares that the equality of rights under the law must not be denied or abridged on account of sex.

The amendment took effect on January 16, 2019.

Read DE H.B. 1