Tag: Delaware

State WARN Act Adopted On July 11, 2018, Delaware Governor John Carney signed legislation (H.B. 409) establishing the Delaware Workplace Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (DE WARN Act). The law directs employers with 100 or more employees (excluding part-time employees), or 100 or more employees that work in the aggregate at least 2,000 hours per…

Minimum Wage Increase and Updated Poster On September 28, 2018, the Delaware Department of Labor released an updated labor law poster covering: Payment of wages. Minimum wage, with the following increases: Regular Rate: Effective January 1, 2019, the regular rate increases to $8.75 per hour. Effective October 1, 2019, the regular rate increases to $9.25…

Small Employer Health Insurance On September 4, 2018, Delaware Governor John Carney signed legislation (H.B. 406) allowing small employers with more than five employees to obtain a stop-loss policy for health insurance to provide more options for small employers in the health insurance market. The law became effective September 4, 2018. See DE H.B. 406…

Training and Youth Wages On July 1, 2018, Delaware Governor John Carney signed legislation (H.B. 483b) creating a training and youth wage that may be up to $.50 less than the state’s minimum wage. The training wage applies to workers age 18 and older during the first 90 consecutive calendar days of their initial employment….