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  Category: Department of Labor


Update to Lower and Higher Authority Appeals Deadlines

Department of Labor | Date Posted: Monday, October 12, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MEDIA CONTACT: Kenneth Briscoe Communications Coordinator Delaware Department of Labor   [Monday, October 12, 2020, Wilmington, DE] The Delaware Department of Labor has issued the Ninth Emergency Rule, which updates and revises the First and Seventh Emergency Rules, establishing deadlines to file appeals to the Lower Authority (Appeals Referees, the “Referees”) and […]




Extension Of The Delaware Contractor Registration Act

Department of Labor | News | Date Posted: Thursday, October 1, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE THURSDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2020   MEDIA CONTACT: Kenneth Briscoe Delaware Department of Labor Communications Coordinator kenneth.briscoe@delaware.gov   Thursday, October 1, 2020, The Delaware Department of Labor announced that the effective date of The Delaware Contractor Registration Act has been extended to July 1, 2021.    On September 28, 2020, Governor John Carney […]




DOL Announces the “High Extended Benefits” Program

Department of Labor | News | Date Posted: Monday, September 28, 2020

  For Immediate Release September 28, 2020 Contact: Kenneth Briscoe Director of Communications Kenneth.Briscoe@delaware.gov   (Wilmington, DE) – Monday, September 28, 2020 The Delaware Department of Labor announced today the extension of unemployment benefits, triggered by Delaware’s high jobless rate. Delaware’s three-month averaged, seasonally adjusted unemployment rate as of August 2020, is 10.6%.   Primarily […]




Delaware Department Of Labor Will Begin Issuing An Additional $300.00 In Benefits Through Lost Wages Assistance Funding

Department of Labor | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, September 8, 2020

WILMINGTON (Sept. 8, 2020) — The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) approved Delaware’s application to receive Lost Wages Assistance funding from FEMA’s Disaster Relief Fund. On August 8, 2020, President Trump made available up to $44 billion from FEMA’s Disaster Relief Fund to provide financial assistance to Americans who have lost wages due to the […]




The Delaware Department of Labor applies for Lost Wage Assistance Program

Department of Labor | Date Posted: Friday, August 21, 2020

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday August 21, 2020 MEDIA CONTACT: Kenneth Briscoe kenneth.briscoe@delaware.gov   (Wilmington, DE) – Today, the Delaware Department of Labor (DEDOL) announced that Delaware will apply for the Lost Wages Assistance Program through the United States Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA).   As outlined by FEMA and the United States Department of Labor, […]







  Category: Department of Labor


Update to Lower and Higher Authority Appeals Deadlines

Department of Labor | Date Posted: Monday, October 12, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MEDIA CONTACT: Kenneth Briscoe Communications Coordinator Delaware Department of Labor   [Monday, October 12, 2020, Wilmington, DE] The Delaware Department of Labor has issued the Ninth Emergency Rule, which updates and revises the First and Seventh Emergency Rules, establishing deadlines to file appeals to the Lower Authority (Appeals Referees, the “Referees”) and […]




Extension Of The Delaware Contractor Registration Act

Department of Labor | News | Date Posted: Thursday, October 1, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE THURSDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2020   MEDIA CONTACT: Kenneth Briscoe Delaware Department of Labor Communications Coordinator kenneth.briscoe@delaware.gov   Thursday, October 1, 2020, The Delaware Department of Labor announced that the effective date of The Delaware Contractor Registration Act has been extended to July 1, 2021.    On September 28, 2020, Governor John Carney […]




DOL Announces the “High Extended Benefits” Program

Department of Labor | News | Date Posted: Monday, September 28, 2020

  For Immediate Release September 28, 2020 Contact: Kenneth Briscoe Director of Communications Kenneth.Briscoe@delaware.gov   (Wilmington, DE) – Monday, September 28, 2020 The Delaware Department of Labor announced today the extension of unemployment benefits, triggered by Delaware’s high jobless rate. Delaware’s three-month averaged, seasonally adjusted unemployment rate as of August 2020, is 10.6%.   Primarily […]




Delaware Department Of Labor Will Begin Issuing An Additional $300.00 In Benefits Through Lost Wages Assistance Funding

Department of Labor | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, September 8, 2020

WILMINGTON (Sept. 8, 2020) — The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) approved Delaware’s application to receive Lost Wages Assistance funding from FEMA’s Disaster Relief Fund. On August 8, 2020, President Trump made available up to $44 billion from FEMA’s Disaster Relief Fund to provide financial assistance to Americans who have lost wages due to the […]




The Delaware Department of Labor applies for Lost Wage Assistance Program

Department of Labor | Date Posted: Friday, August 21, 2020

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday August 21, 2020 MEDIA CONTACT: Kenneth Briscoe kenneth.briscoe@delaware.gov   (Wilmington, DE) – Today, the Delaware Department of Labor (DEDOL) announced that Delaware will apply for the Lost Wages Assistance Program through the United States Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA).   As outlined by FEMA and the United States Department of Labor, […]