Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Susan A. P. Woodhouse, Littler
- Delaware does not have a state family and medical leave law applicable to private employers. See Family and Medical Leave.
- The Delaware Discrimination in Employment Act prohibits any employment practice that discriminates on the basis of an employee's sex, including pregnancy. See Pregnancy Leave and Accommodation.
- Other types of leave may be available to Delaware employees - some required by federal, state or local law, and some provided by company policy, as well as several sources of income replacement. See Interaction of Leave Laws.