2017 Delaware Code
Title 19 - Labor
CHAPTER 7. EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES
Subchapter I General Provisions
§ 702. Payment of wages for railroad employees every 2 weeks.

Universal Citation: 19 DE Code § 702 (2017)

(a) Every corporation or joint stock association operating a steam, electric or diesel surface railroad or engaged in the sleeping car business and every person carrying on such a business, by lease or otherwise, shall pay to each employee every 2 weeks the wages earned to a day not more than 14 days prior to the date of such payment. This section shall not apply to any person employed in a bona fide executive, administrative or professional capacity.

(b) Every corporation or joint stock association or person carrying on such a business by lease or otherwise who knowingly does not pay the wages of all its or that person's employees in accordance with this section, and the officers of such corporation or joint stock association who knowingly permit a corporation or joint stock association to violate this section by failing to pay the wages of any of its employees, shall be subject to a civil penalty of not less than $1,000 nor more than $5,000 for each violation. A civil penalty claim may be filed in any court of competent jurisdiction.

19 Del. C. 1953, § 703; 52 Del. Laws, c. 107; 67 Del. Laws, c. 260, § 1; 69 Del. Laws, c. 294, § 5; 70 Del. Laws, c. 186, § 1.;

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