Delaware Sexual Harassment Notice Poster Required
The Delaware Sexual Harassment Notice is a labor law posters poster by the Delaware Department Of Labor. This is a mandatory posting for all employers in Delaware, and businesses who fail to comply may be subject to fines or sanctions.
This poster must be posted in an area where all employees of Delaware can see it in the workplace. Sexual harassment of an employee is unlawful when the employee is subjected to conduct that includes unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature. This poster lists some examples of what can be reported on in the workplace and what to do should an employer retaliate against an employee who asserts their rights under this law. Any employee who has experienced or witnessed sexual harassment in the workplace should report it immediately to the Delaware Department of Labor Office of Anti-Discrimination.
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STATE OF DELAWARE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR DIVISION OF INDUSTRIAL AFFAIRS 4425 N. M ARKET STREET , 3RD FLOOR WILMINGTON , DE 19802 (302) 761 -8200 BLUE HEN CORPORATE CENTER 655 S. BAY ROAD , SUITE 2H DOVER , DE 19901 (302) 422 -1134 8 GEORGETOWN PLAZA , SUITE 2 GEORGETOWN , DE 19947 (302) 422 -1134 The Delaware Discrimination in Employment Act The Delaware Discrimination in Employment Act protects all individuals against discrimination in the work place based on gender. Sexual harassment is a form of gender discrimination. A new law against sexual harassment passed in 2018 extends protections to all individuals, in all workplaces, including employees, applicants, apprentices, staffing agency workers , independent contractors, elected officials and their staff, agricultural workers, domestic workers, and unpaid interns. Sexual Harassment and the Law Sexual harassment of an employee is unlawful when the employee is subjected to conduct that includes unw elcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when: (1) submission to such conduct is made either explicitly or implicitly a term or condition of an employee’s employment; (2) submission to or rejection of such conduct is used as the basis for employment decisions affecting an employee; or (3) such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an employee’s work performance or creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive w orking environment. Some Examples of Sexual Harassment unwelcome or inappropriate touching threatening or engaging in adverse action after someone refuses a sexual advance making lewd or sexual comments about an individual's appearance, body, or style of dress conditioning promotions or other opportunities on sexual favors Rev. 11/14 /18 displaying pornographic images, cartoons, or graffiti on computers, emails, cell phones, bulletin boards, etc. making sexist remarks or derogatory comments based on gend er Retaliation Is Prohibited Under the Law It is a violation of the law for an employer to take action against you because you oppose or speak out against sexual harassment in the workplace. The Delaware Discrimination in Employment Act prohibits employers from retaliating or discriminating against any person because that person opposed an unlawful discriminatory practice. Retaliation can occur through direct actions, such as demotions or terminations, or more subtle behavior, such as an increased work load or being transferred to a less desirable location. The Delaware Discrimination in Employment Act protects individuals against retaliation who have a good faith belief that their employer's conduct is illegal, even if it turns out that they were mistaken. Report Sexual Harassment If you have witnessed or experienced sexual harassment inform a manager, the equal employment opportunity officer at your workplace, or human resources as soon as possible. Report sexual harassment to the Delaware Department of Lab or Office of Anti -Discrimination. Call 302 -761 -8200 or 302 -424 -1134 or visit https://dia.delawareworks.com/discrimination/ to learn how to file a complaint or report discrimination. The Depar tment can investigate or mediate your complaint and may be able to help you collect lost wages and other damages. DELAWARE SEXUAL HARASSMENT NOTICE Takes effect January 1, 2019 Employers must distribute this information sheet to new employees at the commencement of employment and to existing employees by July 1, 2019 Download this Notice at www.dol.delaware.gov
Other Delaware Labor Law Posters 3 PDFS
There are an additional three optional and mandatory Delaware labor law posters that may be relevant to your business. Be sure to also print all relevant state labor law posters, as well as all mandatory federal labor law posters.
- Original poster PDF https://dia.delawareworks.com/discrimination/documents/Delaware%20Sexual%20Harassment%20Notice.pdf?20181114 , updated November 2019
- Delaware Labor Law Posters at http://dol.delaware.gov/
- Delaware Department Of Labor
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