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Separation From Employment: Delaware

Separation From Employment requirements for other states

Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.

Author: Brightmine Editorial Team


  • Delaware courts use a specific definition of just cause in the context of employment decisions resulting in discipline or termination. See Termination for Cause.
  • In Delaware, a terminating employee must be paid final wages by the next regular payday. Special provisions apply to accrued benefits. See Termination Pay.
  • Employers must comply with notice and posting requirements at the time of an employee's separation from employment. See Notice of Unemployment Insurance Coverage.