Recently enacted amendments to the Public Employment Relations Act, 19 Del.C Ch. 13, require that in order to exercise the new right to negotiate for compensation, State merit employees must first be represented within one of twelve bargaining units. DHSS is required to post the attached notice in a conspicuous place at every place of employment of affected employees. Please read the above posting for additional details.
An Election by Secret Ballot will be conducted, under the supervision of the Public Employment Relations Board, among the unrepresented State Merit employees holding Nonprofessional Patient Care Worker (Unit 2) positions as defined by 19 Del.C. §1311A(b)(2) to determine whether those employees desire to be represented for purposes of bargaining. Please read the above posting for additional details.
Congress amended the Rehabilitation Act to require Federal Agencies' electronic and information technology to be accessible to people with disabilities.
The Business Enterprise Program is made possible through the Randolph-Sheppard Act of 1936. This Federal Law provides for first priority rights for Delawareans who are legally blind to operate businesses in Federal and other buildings. The Business Enterprise Program also adheres to the Delaware State Use Law 9606 which also gives priority rights to Delawareans to operate businesses but in State buildings.