Delaware Bill Proposes Mandatory Paid FMLA For Certain Public Employers


In Employment Law | On April 24, 2017

Last year, I provided notice about legislation that pertained to paid leave for birth of a child or adoption of a child. That legislation did not become law. Earlier this April 2017, a new, similar bill was introduced as HB 3. It can be found here. Essentially, if that bill becomes law, certain employees working […]

Unions Pressure Employers for Higher Wages


In Employment Law | On April 20, 2017

By: Aaron M. Shapiro With the introduction of House Bill 96 on March 28, 2017, this could be a watershed year for Delaware state employees. Despite structural revenue and budget challenges, unions that represent state employees for collective bargaining are seeking to substantially amend the Public Employment Relations Act (PERA), the law that grants state, […]

The Uncertain Future of Law Restricting Employer Ability to Ask About Compensation History of Candidates


In Employment Law | On April 7, 2017

Yesterday, I wrote about Delaware HB 1, which would prohibit many Delaware employers from, among other things, seeking from any prospective employee any information about a candidate’s monetary wages, benefits, or other forms of compensation. While publishing that article, the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia, on behalf of its members, filed suit in the […]