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  Category: Department of Labor


New Employer UI and Construction Employer Tax Rates for 2022

Department of Labor | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 11, 2022

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   WILMINGTON, DE – The Delaware Department of Labor (DOL) is announcing the new Employer Unemployment Insurance and new Construction employer tax rates for 2022, effective January 1, 2022. New Employer and new Construction employer rates are maintained at 2020 levels Establish 2022 merit rate at lower of 2020, 2021, or […]




DOL Conducting 2022 Annual Prevailing Wage Survey

Department of Labor | Date Posted: Thursday, December 23, 2021

The Division of Industrial Affairs (DIA) at the Department of Labor (DOL) is currently conducting its Annual Prevailing Wage Survey for state-funded construction projects – over 3,800 survey forms will be mailed out to contractors on December 27, 2021. The completed survey forms must be postmarked or returned to DIA for the data to be […]




Unemployment Insurance Policy Regarding Employer Vaccine Mandates

Department of Labor | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, October 6, 2021

WILMINGTON, DE – The Delaware Department of Labor (DOL) has issued policy to address questions and concerns about a claimant’s eligibility to collect Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits after refusing to be vaccinated or tested as required by an employer. Delaware law states that claimants are not allowed to receive UI benefits if they have violated […]




Delaware Department of Labor Hosts Job Fairs Throughout September Attracting Hundreds of Job Seekers

Department of Labor | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, September 22, 2021

    Wilmington, DE – The Delaware Department of Labor (DE DOL) is sponsoring several job fairs in September and October in an effort to help job seekers and employers fill the thousands of job opportunities that are available across the state. DE DOL is hosting the next multi-employer Job Fair on Thursday, Sept. 30 […]




Department of Labor resuming work search requirement for UI benefits recipients

Department of Labor | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, May 18, 2021

WILMINGTON, DE – The Delaware Department of Labor (DOL) will require Unemployment Benefit recipients to look for work and register in Delaware JobLink (https://joblink.delaware.gov) in order to qualify for benefits or to continue to receive UI benefits, effective June 12, 2021. Starting on that date, claimants must register with JobLink, which includes creating or uploading […]







  Category: Department of Labor


New Employer UI and Construction Employer Tax Rates for 2022

Department of Labor | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 11, 2022

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   WILMINGTON, DE – The Delaware Department of Labor (DOL) is announcing the new Employer Unemployment Insurance and new Construction employer tax rates for 2022, effective January 1, 2022. New Employer and new Construction employer rates are maintained at 2020 levels Establish 2022 merit rate at lower of 2020, 2021, or […]




DOL Conducting 2022 Annual Prevailing Wage Survey

Department of Labor | Date Posted: Thursday, December 23, 2021

The Division of Industrial Affairs (DIA) at the Department of Labor (DOL) is currently conducting its Annual Prevailing Wage Survey for state-funded construction projects – over 3,800 survey forms will be mailed out to contractors on December 27, 2021. The completed survey forms must be postmarked or returned to DIA for the data to be […]




Unemployment Insurance Policy Regarding Employer Vaccine Mandates

Department of Labor | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, October 6, 2021

WILMINGTON, DE – The Delaware Department of Labor (DOL) has issued policy to address questions and concerns about a claimant’s eligibility to collect Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits after refusing to be vaccinated or tested as required by an employer. Delaware law states that claimants are not allowed to receive UI benefits if they have violated […]




Delaware Department of Labor Hosts Job Fairs Throughout September Attracting Hundreds of Job Seekers

Department of Labor | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, September 22, 2021

    Wilmington, DE – The Delaware Department of Labor (DE DOL) is sponsoring several job fairs in September and October in an effort to help job seekers and employers fill the thousands of job opportunities that are available across the state. DE DOL is hosting the next multi-employer Job Fair on Thursday, Sept. 30 […]




Department of Labor resuming work search requirement for UI benefits recipients

Department of Labor | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, May 18, 2021

WILMINGTON, DE – The Delaware Department of Labor (DOL) will require Unemployment Benefit recipients to look for work and register in Delaware JobLink (https://joblink.delaware.gov) in order to qualify for benefits or to continue to receive UI benefits, effective June 12, 2021. Starting on that date, claimants must register with JobLink, which includes creating or uploading […]