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EEO - Retaliation: Delaware

EEO - Retaliation 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 recognizes a claim for retaliation under its antidiscrimination statutes. See Prohibition Against Retaliation.
  • An employee pursuing a retaliation claim must comply with certain administrative requirements regarding the Department of Labor before bringing a judicial action. See Remedies and Administrative Process.
  • An employer who violates the anti-retaliation provision may be liable for civil penalties in addition to statutory damages to an employee. See Remedies and Administrative Process.