Compensation already paid for hours of work may not be used as an offset and thereby be counted a second time as statutorily required compensation for other hours of work, the 3rd US Circuit Court of Appeals held in Smiley v. E.I. Dupont De Nemours & Co.
Delaware employers who seek to emphasize compliance with, and educate their workforce about the fair employment practices law, should consider including this model policy statement in their handbook
Updated to reflect the addition of the Discussion of Wages Handbook Statement. See Delaware Discussion of Wages.
Updated to reflect discrimination protections based on family responsibilities and reproduction health decisions, during hiring, effective December 30, 2016.
Updated to reflect the exemption for equine activities, effective June 7, 2016.
Delaware employers with four or more employees should consider including this model policy statement in their handbook.
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