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Delaware Government Agencies

Please select a topic below to jump directly to the corresponding agency:

1. Discrimination/Harassment

2. Safety & Health

3. Unemployment Insurance

4. Wage and Hour/Labor Standards Violations

5. Workers' Compensation

1. Discrimination/Harassment

For more information about filing a discrimination or harassment claim in Delaware, see our page on filing a discrimination complaint: Delaware

Discrimination/Harassment - State Agency

Delaware Department of Labor
Office of Labor Law Enforcement (OLLE)

Wilmington Office
4425 North Market Street
3rd Floor
Wilmington, DE 19802
Phone: (302) 761-8200

Milford Office
13 S.W. Front Street
Suite 101
Milford, DE 19963
Phone: (302) 422-1134

Web Address: http://www.delawareworks.com/industrialaffairs/services/LaborLawEnforcement.shtml

Agency Information/Mission: The Office of Labor Law Enforcement serves to ensure fair and equitable treatment in the workplace by enforcing 25 state and federal labor laws, including wage payment, minimum wage, child labor, prevailing wages for state-funded construction projects, and discrimination laws.

Discrimination/Harassment - Local Offices of Federal Agency (EEOC)

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
Philadelphia District Office

21 South 5th Street
4th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone: (215) 440-2600
TTY: (215) 440-2610

For more information about this agency, see the EEOC section of our page on federal agencies

2. Safety & Health (workplace health & safety complaints and information)

Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)
Wilmington Area Office
Mellon Bank Building
919 Market Street
Suite 900
Wilmington, Delaware 19801-3319
Phone: (302) 573-6518
Fax: (302) 573-6532

For more information about this agency, see the OSHA section of our page on federal agencies

3. Unemployment Insurance

Delaware Department of Labor
Division of Unemployment Insurance

New Castle County:

Wilmington Office

4425 North Market Street
Wilmington, DE 19802
Phone: (302) 761-8446
UI Information Hotline: (302) 761-6576
Kent County:
Dover Office

Blue Hen Corporate Center
655 S. Bay Road, Suite 6A
Dover, DE 19901
Phone: (302) 739-5461
UI Information Hotline: (800) 794-3032
Newark Office
Pencader Corporate Center
225 Corporate Blvd.,
Suite 108
Newark, DE 19702
Phone: (302) 368-6600
UI Information Hotline: (302) 761-6576
Sussex County:
Georgetown Office

600 N. Dupont Highway,
Suite 205
Georgetown, DE 19947
Phone: (302) 856-5611
UI Information Hotline: (800) 794-3032

Web Address: http://ui.delawareworks.com/

Introduction to UI benefits

4. Wage and Hour/Labor Standards Violations

Wage and Hour/Labor Standards - State Agency

Delaware Department of Labor
Office of Labor Law Enforcement (OLLE)

Wilmington Office
4425 North Market Street
3rd Floor
Wilmington, DE 19802
Phone: (302) 761-8200

Milford Office
13 S.W. Front Street
Suite 101
Milford, DE 19963
Phone: (302) 422-1134

Web Address: http://dia.delawareworks.com/labor-law/

Minimum Wage

Wage and Hour/Labor Standards - Local Offices of Federal Agency (DOL)

U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)
ESA Wage & Hour Division

Philadelphia District Office
US Dept. of Labor
Wage & Hour Division
1617 John F Kennedy Blvd
Suite 1780
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: (215) 597-4950
1-866-4-USWAGE (1-866-487-9243)
Jim Cain: District Director

Pittsburgh District OfficeUS Dept. of Labor
Wage & Hour Division
Federal Building
1000 Liberty Ave.
Suite 1416
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Phone: (412) 395-4996
1-866-4-USWAGE (1-866-487-9243)
John DuMont: District Director

Wilkes Barre District Office
US Dept. of Labor
Wage & Hour Division
7 North Wilkes Barre Blvd.
Stegmaier Bldg. Suite 373
Wilkes Barre, PA 18702-5284
Phone: (570) 826-6316
1-866-4-USWAGE (1-866-487-9243)
Alfonso J. Gristina: District Director

For more information about this agency, see the U.S. Department of Labor section of our page on federal agencies

5. Workers' Compensation (for job-related injuries or illness)

Delaware Department of Labor, Division of Industrial Affairs
Office of Workers' Compensation

Wilmington Office
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 9954
Wilmington, DE 19809-9954
Street Address: 4425 North Market Street, 3rd Floor
Wilmington, DE 19802
Phone: (302) 761-8200
Fax: (302) 761-6601

Milford Office
24 N.W. Front Street, Suite 100
Milford, DE 19963
Phone: (302) 422-1392
Fax: (302) 488-1137

Web Address: http://dia.delawareworks.com/workers-comp/

Agency Description/Mission: The Office of Workers' Compensation enforces state laws, rules and regulations regarding industrial accidents and illnesses.

Frequently Asked Questions

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Topic of the Week

Sexual Harassment: Legal Standards

We hear a lot in the news about pervasive sexual harassment in the workplace and people are starting to call it out more and more in the media. But we don't hear much about what to do when you are being sexually harassed, or how the law protects you. Read

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Blog of the Week

One year after the Weinstein story broke, sexual harassment claims are up 12% nationwide

On Friday, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission reported that sexual harassment claims were up 12 percent this year, compared with the 2017 fiscal year.

Thought for the Week

"Kavanaugh tends to interpret narrowly the limits that work law places on employers, resulting in judicial and agency deference to employers’ decisions."

–Professor Charlotte Garden, Seattle University School of Law

List of the Week

from Workplace Fairness

 Top Hiring and Classification Searches this week: 

  • Non-compete agreements
  • Independant contractors
  • Arbitration agreements
  • Undocumented workers
  • Non-disclosure agreements

 

Top Five News Headlines

  1. How Companies Can Build Better Sexual Harassment Policies
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  5. Study: Lingering illnesses can trouble women for years after assault, workplace harassment