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Delaware’s Non-Flexible Test For Counting Workers as “Independent Contractors” Under the New Sexual Harassment Law

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In Labor & Employment Law | On December 7, 2018

In response to a blog post that is available here, I received the following question: In the new Delaware sexual harassment law, as it pertains to the meaning of “independent contractor,” must a person working in Delaware be counted as an “employee” when s/he performs work that is inside the usual course of business of […]

New “Independent Contractor” Issue Under Delaware Employment Law: Is a Future Delaware FLSA Statute Coming?

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In Labor & Employment Law | On November 20, 2018

I previously wrote about the new Delaware sexual harassment law that becomes effective January 1, 2019. For a discussion about that, see my article available here. As I stated in that article, it may be significant that, for the first time, Delaware’s employment practices law now addresses “independent contractors.” For now, the significance of the […]

Effective January 1, 2019 Delaware Imposes Mandatory Sexual Harassment Training and Creates New Spin on Existing Protections

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In Labor & Employment Law | On November 20, 2018

The Delaware Discrimination in Employment Act has always provided a cause of action for sexual harassment under the umbrella of sex discrimination. However, new Delaware law, effective January 1, 2019, expressly addresses Delaware’s take on sexual harassment. In many ways, the new law is redundant with existing legal rights and responsibilities, thus simply creating a […]

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