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  Category: Department of Labor


Pilot Program Will Connect Library Patrons to State Services

Delaware Health and Social Services | Delaware Libraries | Department of Labor | Department of State | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Delaware state social workers have begun providing assistance at libraries in all three counties under a pilot program launched by the Delaware Division of Libraries and the Department of Health and Social Services. Two social workers from the Division of Social Services’ Community Partner Support Unit are now available once per week for three hours […]




Delaware to Sue U.S. EPA for Failure to Curb Out-of-State Air Pollution

Department of Labor | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | The Environment | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 2, 2018

“Delawareans deserve clean air,” says Governor John Carney  WILMINGTON, Del. – Delaware announced today its intent to send four Notice of Intent to Sue letters to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regarding air pollution that comes into Delaware from other states. The NOI letters, as required by the federal Clean Air Act, inform the […]




ADVISORY: Discussion on Wilmington with the Family Services Cabinet Council

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Education | Department of Labor | Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Department of Technology and Information | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, November 6, 2017

Governor Carney and Council members will hold meeting to discuss state service delivery in Wilmington WILMINGTON, Del. – At 6:00 p.m. on Monday, November 13, Governor Carney will host a public discussion on Wilmington with the Family Services Cabinet Council. Governor Carney signed Executive Order #5 in February, re-establishing the Family Services Cabinet Council to […]




Delaware DOL Secy. Gilliam-Johnson visits Kent, Sussex farms in review of Migrant Seasonal Farm Worker program

Department of Labor | Date Posted: Tuesday, October 10, 2017

October 10, 2017 As part of its ongoing work monitoring and tracking the state’s Foreign Labor Certification and Migrant Seasonal Farm Worker activities, officials from the Delaware Department ofLabor paid a recent visit to Kent and Sussex County farms enrolled in the programs. DOL Secretary Dr. Patrice Gilliam-Johnson was joined by Deputy Secretary Karryl McManus, Division […]




7th Annual Arborist and Tree Care Seminar on Oct. 30 and 31 at State Fairgrounds in Harrington

Department of Agriculture | Department of Labor | Forest Service | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Monday, October 9, 2017

The Delaware Forest Service’s urban and community forestry program will hold its 7th Annual Delaware Arborist and Tree Care Seminar—a one and a half-day event on October 30 and 31, 2017 at the Delaware State Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall. Speakers include tree care experts, policymakers, and academic researchers who will incorporate classroom lectures, outdoor demonstrations, and vendor exhibits to cover tree pest and disease issues, tree care management, and best practices in worker safety and pesticide use.

Attendees can earn continuing education credits toward International Society of Arboriculture and Maryland Licensed Tree Expert certifications, as well as Delaware pesticide credits. Cost is $95 for both days (meals and snacks included). To register, go to delawaretrees.com. For more information, email Kesha.Braunskill@state.de.us.







  Category: Department of Labor


Pilot Program Will Connect Library Patrons to State Services

Delaware Health and Social Services | Delaware Libraries | Department of Labor | Department of State | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Delaware state social workers have begun providing assistance at libraries in all three counties under a pilot program launched by the Delaware Division of Libraries and the Department of Health and Social Services. Two social workers from the Division of Social Services’ Community Partner Support Unit are now available once per week for three hours […]




Delaware to Sue U.S. EPA for Failure to Curb Out-of-State Air Pollution

Department of Labor | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | The Environment | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 2, 2018

“Delawareans deserve clean air,” says Governor John Carney  WILMINGTON, Del. – Delaware announced today its intent to send four Notice of Intent to Sue letters to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regarding air pollution that comes into Delaware from other states. The NOI letters, as required by the federal Clean Air Act, inform the […]




ADVISORY: Discussion on Wilmington with the Family Services Cabinet Council

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Education | Department of Labor | Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Department of Technology and Information | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, November 6, 2017

Governor Carney and Council members will hold meeting to discuss state service delivery in Wilmington WILMINGTON, Del. – At 6:00 p.m. on Monday, November 13, Governor Carney will host a public discussion on Wilmington with the Family Services Cabinet Council. Governor Carney signed Executive Order #5 in February, re-establishing the Family Services Cabinet Council to […]




Delaware DOL Secy. Gilliam-Johnson visits Kent, Sussex farms in review of Migrant Seasonal Farm Worker program

Department of Labor | Date Posted: Tuesday, October 10, 2017

October 10, 2017 As part of its ongoing work monitoring and tracking the state’s Foreign Labor Certification and Migrant Seasonal Farm Worker activities, officials from the Delaware Department ofLabor paid a recent visit to Kent and Sussex County farms enrolled in the programs. DOL Secretary Dr. Patrice Gilliam-Johnson was joined by Deputy Secretary Karryl McManus, Division […]




7th Annual Arborist and Tree Care Seminar on Oct. 30 and 31 at State Fairgrounds in Harrington

Department of Agriculture | Department of Labor | Forest Service | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Monday, October 9, 2017

The Delaware Forest Service’s urban and community forestry program will hold its 7th Annual Delaware Arborist and Tree Care Seminar—a one and a half-day event on October 30 and 31, 2017 at the Delaware State Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall. Speakers include tree care experts, policymakers, and academic researchers who will incorporate classroom lectures, outdoor demonstrations, and vendor exhibits to cover tree pest and disease issues, tree care management, and best practices in worker safety and pesticide use.

Attendees can earn continuing education credits toward International Society of Arboriculture and Maryland Licensed Tree Expert certifications, as well as Delaware pesticide credits. Cost is $95 for both days (meals and snacks included). To register, go to delawaretrees.com. For more information, email Kesha.Braunskill@state.de.us.