2021 Delaware Code
Title 19 - Labor
Chapter 7. Employment Practices
Subchapter I. General Provisions
§ 703. Employment of strike breakers.
(a) It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation, not directly involved in a labor strike or lockout, to recruit any person or persons for employment or to secure or offer to secure for any person or persons any employment, when the purpose of such recruiting, securing or offering to secure employment is to have such persons take the place in employment of employees in an industry where a labor strike or a lockout involving a recognized labor organization exists; provided, that this section shall not apply to the Delaware State Employment Service or the United States Employment Service or to any person, firm or corporation engaged in the production, handling or the processing of agricultural commodities.
(b) Whoever violates this section 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.
(c) No person, firm or corporation recruiting persons for employment shall be subject to the penalties imposed by this section, unless the labor organization involved in said labor strike or lockout gives actual notice to said person, firm or corporation of the existence of said labor strike or lockout.19 Del. C. 1953, § 704; 53 Del. Laws, c. 78; 67 Del. Laws, c. 260, § 1; 69 Del. Laws, c. 294, § 6;