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EEO - Affirmative Action: Delaware

EEO - Affirmative Action requirements for other states

Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.

Author: Kathleen Furey McDonough and Michael B. Rush, Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP


  • Delaware has not enacted a specific statute subjecting private employers to affirmative action requirements. However, private employers are prohibited from discriminating against individuals based upon an individual's membership in a protected class. See Private Employers
  • Certain requirements concerning promotion of affirmative action strategies apply to state agencies and state contractors. See Affirmative Action for State Contractors.