The burden of proof in any action brought under this chapter shall be upon the employee to show that the primary basis for the discharge, threats, or discrimination alleged to be in violation of this chapter was that the employee undertook an act protected pursuant to § 1703 of this title.

74 Del. Laws, c. 361, § 1.;

Terms Used In Delaware Code Title 19 Sec. 1708

  • Employee: means a person employed full or part-time by any employer, and shall include, but not be limited to, at-will employees, contract employees, independent contractors, and volunteer firefighters as defined in § 6651(c) of Title 16. See Delaware Code Title 21 Sec. 2125
  • Violation: means an act or omission by an employer, or an agent thereof, that is:

    a. See Delaware Code Title 21 Sec. 2125