CHAPTER 442

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 11, TITLE 19, DELAWARE CODE, BY ADDING A NEW SECTION RELATING TO BENEFITS AND WAGE SUPPLEMENTS.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware:

Section 1. Chapter 11, Title 19, Delaware Code, is amended by designating Sections 1109, 1110, 1111, 1112, 1113 and 1114 as Sections 1110, 1111, 1112, 1113, 1114 and 1115, respectively.

Chapter 2. Section 11, Title 19, Delaware Code, is amended by adding a new section 1109 to read as follows:

§ 1109. Benefits and wage supplements

(a) Any employer who is party to an agreement to pay or provide benefits or wage supplements to any employee shall pay the amount or amounts necessary to provide such benefits or furnish such supplements within 30 days after such payments are required to be made; provided, however, that the provision of this section shall not apply to employers subject to Part I of the Interstate Commerce Act.

(b) As used herein, "benefits or wage supplements" means compensation for employment other than wages, including but not limited to reimbursement for expenses; health, welfare or retirement benefits; and vacation, separation or holiday pay, but not including disputed amounts of such compensation subject to handling under dispute procedures established by collective bargaining agreements.

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Approved August 9, 1968.