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  Category: Department of Human Resources


Governor Carney Releases Report on State’s Sexual Harassment Policies and Procedures

Department of Human Resources | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Report includes recommendations to improve State policies and procedures WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Tuesday released a report on the state’s sexual harassment policy and reporting procedures. In December, as part of his focus on improving workplace conditions for state employees, Governor Carney directed Secretary Saundra Ross Johnson, Secretary of the Department of […]




Governor Carney’s Statement on Senate Confirmation of Saundra Ross Johnson

Department of Human Resources | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, January 10, 2018

DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney on Wednesday issued the following statement on the Delaware Senate’s confirmation of Saundra Ross Johnson to serve as Secretary of the Delaware Department of Human Resources: “Thank you to the members of the Delaware Senate for confirming Saundra Ross Johnson as Secretary of the Department of Human Resources. Sandy […]




Governor Carney, Lawmakers Announce Support for Paid Parental Leave for State Workers

Department of Human Resources | Department of Labor | Governor John Carney | Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | Office of the Governor | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Proposal offers 12 weeks of paid parental leave, would make Delaware the 6th state to offer the benefit to public workers DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney joined members of the General Assembly on Tuesday to call for passage of legislation that would offer 12 weeks of paid parental leave to state workers. The bill, […]




Jan. 5: State offices closed in Sussex until 4:30 p.m., employees are to report for 4:30 p.m. shifts

Department of Human Resources | Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of the Governor | Sussex County | Weather | Date Posted: Friday, January 5, 2018

State of Delaware – Severe Weather Conditions & Emergencies (SWCE) Alert State of Delaware offices in Sussex County will remain closed through 4:30 p.m. on Friday, January 5, 2018. Non-essential employees who live or work in Sussex County are not to report to work for this period. Non-essential employees who work other shifts are to […]




State of Delaware offices to remain closed in all three counties through 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, January 4, 2018

Department of Human Resources | Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of the Governor | Sussex County | Weather | Date Posted: Thursday, January 4, 2018

State of Delaware – Severe Weather Conditions & Emergencies (SWCE) Alert State of Delaware offices will remain closed in all three counties through 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, January 4, 2018.  Non-essential employees are not to report to work for this period. Essential employees are to report as scheduled. All employees should continue to check for updates. http://de.gov/closings







  Category: Department of Human Resources

Governor Carney Releases Report on State’s Sexual Harassment Policies and Procedures

Department of Human Resources | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Report includes recommendations to improve State policies and procedures WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Tuesday released a report on the state’s sexual harassment policy and reporting procedures. In December, as part of his focus on improving workplace conditions for state employees, Governor Carney directed Secretary Saundra Ross Johnson, Secretary of the Department of […]




Governor Carney’s Statement on Senate Confirmation of Saundra Ross Johnson

Department of Human Resources | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, January 10, 2018

DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney on Wednesday issued the following statement on the Delaware Senate’s confirmation of Saundra Ross Johnson to serve as Secretary of the Delaware Department of Human Resources: “Thank you to the members of the Delaware Senate for confirming Saundra Ross Johnson as Secretary of the Department of Human Resources. Sandy […]




Governor Carney, Lawmakers Announce Support for Paid Parental Leave for State Workers

Department of Human Resources | Department of Labor | Governor John Carney | Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | Office of the Governor | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Proposal offers 12 weeks of paid parental leave, would make Delaware the 6th state to offer the benefit to public workers DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney joined members of the General Assembly on Tuesday to call for passage of legislation that would offer 12 weeks of paid parental leave to state workers. The bill, […]




Jan. 5: State offices closed in Sussex until 4:30 p.m., employees are to report for 4:30 p.m. shifts

Department of Human Resources | Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of the Governor | Sussex County | Weather | Date Posted: Friday, January 5, 2018

State of Delaware – Severe Weather Conditions & Emergencies (SWCE) Alert State of Delaware offices in Sussex County will remain closed through 4:30 p.m. on Friday, January 5, 2018. Non-essential employees who live or work in Sussex County are not to report to work for this period. Non-essential employees who work other shifts are to […]




State of Delaware offices to remain closed in all three counties through 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, January 4, 2018

Department of Human Resources | Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of the Governor | Sussex County | Weather | Date Posted: Thursday, January 4, 2018

State of Delaware – Severe Weather Conditions & Emergencies (SWCE) Alert State of Delaware offices will remain closed in all three counties through 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, January 4, 2018.  Non-essential employees are not to report to work for this period. Essential employees are to report as scheduled. All employees should continue to check for updates. http://de.gov/closings