Delaware Hours Worked




Hours worked

Delaware’s minimum wage law does not address hours worked. However, because most employees working in Delaware are subject only to the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, the definition of hours worked set forth in that law set forth in that law provides reasonable guidance.



Workweek

Delaware’s minimum wage law does not define what constitutes a workweek. However, because most employees working in Delaware are subject only to the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, the definition of workweek set forth in that law set forth in that law provides reasonable guidance.





Waiting time

Delaware’s minimum wage law does not address waiting time. However, because most employees working in Delaware are subject only to the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, the rules and regulations regarding on-call time set forth in that law provides reasonable guidance.



On-call time

Delaware’s minimum wage law does not address on-call time. However, because most employees working in Delaware are subject only to the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, the rules and regulations regarding waiting time set forth in that law provides reasonable guidance.



Sleeping time

Delaware’s minimum wage law does not address sleeping time. However, because most employees working in Delaware are subject only to the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, the rules and regulations regarding sleeping time set forth in that law provides reasonable guidance.



Travel time

Delaware’s minimum wage law does not address travel time. However, because most employees working in Delaware are subject only to the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, the rules and regulations regarding travel time set forth in that law provides reasonable guidance.



Meeting, lecture, and training time

Delaware’s minimum wage law does not address when an employer must pay employees for time spent in meetings, lectures, or training. However, because most employees working in Delaware are subject only to the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, the rules and regulations regarding meeting, lecture, or training time set forth in that law provides reasonable guidance.



Show up or reporting time

Delaware law does not require employers to pay employees for reporting or showing up to work if no work is performed. An employer is also not required to pay an employee a minimum number of hours if the employer dismisses the employee from work prior to completing their scheduled shift. Employers are only required to pay employees for hours actually worked.