District of Columbia

Recommended Changes to District of Columbia’s Minimum Wage and Accrued Sick Notices

  • 23rd February 2017

Minimum Wage

The DC Department of Employment Services has updated the Minimum Wage notice. The office that enforces Minimum Wage compliance has changed its name to the Office of Labor Law and Enforcement.

Effective Date:  1/3/2017

Accrued Sick and Safe Leave Act of 2008

The DC Department of Employment Services has updated the Accrued Sick and Safe Leave Act of 2008 notice. The office that enforces Accrued Sick and Safe Leave has changed its name to the Office of Labor Law and Enforcement.

Effective Date:  1/3/2017

The Osha4less.com District of Columbia All-In-One State and Federal Poster has been updated to include this new recommended change on the required postings.

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Mandatory Change to District of Columbia’s Minimum Wage

  • 7th November 2016

Minimum Wage

The District of Columbia Department of Employment Services Office of Wage and Hour has updated the Minimum Wage notice. Minimum Wage rates beginning from July 1, 2016 to July 1, 2020 are now listed. Beginning in 2021, the minimum wage will increase during each successive year pursuant to the Consumer Price Index. Additionally, content regarding the Wage Theft Prevention Act removing adult learners as minimum wage exceptions has been added. Lastly, newly hired persons 18 years of age or older must be paid the established District of Columbia minimum wage immediately upon hire.

Effective Date: 10/26/2016

The Osha4less.com District of Columbia All-In-One State and Federal Poster has been updated to include these new mandatory changes on the required posting.

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Mandatory Changes to District of Columbia’s Family and Medical Leave Act, Minimum Wage, and Accrued Sick and Safe Leave Act Notices

  • 20th April 2016

Family and Medical Leave Act:

The District of Columbia Office of Human Rights updated the DC Family and Medical Leave Act notice. Information pertaining to an employee’s medical leave eligibility based on his her her inability to work for a specific duration (total of 32 weeks during a 24-month period) has been removed.

Effective date: 3/1/2016

Minimum Wage:

The District of Columbia Department of Employment Services, Office of Wage and Hour updated the Minimum Wage notice. Adult learners have been removed from the minimum wage exception pursuant to the Wage Theft Prevention Amendment Act of 2014, which went into effect on February 26, 2015. Newly hired persons 20 years of age or older must be paid the established District of Columbia minimum wage immediately upon hire. Direct care workers have been removed from the overtime exception pursuant to the United States Department of Labor’s Home Carer Rule, which went into effect on November 12, 2015. Accrual of sick and safe leave has also been revised to not exceed five (5) days per calendar year for employees who are employed in a business with 25 to 99 employees, and not to exceed three (3) days per calendar year for employees who are employed in a business with less than 25 employees.

Effective date: 2/25/2016

Accrued Sick and Safe Leave Act:

The District of Columbia Office of Wage and Hour updated the Accrued Sick and Safe Leave Act of 2008 notice. The updated notice provides that employees of bars, staffing firms, temporary and part-time employees are covered under the Accrued Sick and Safe Leave Act of 2008.

Effective date: 2/25/2016

The Osha4less.com District of Columbia All-In-One State and Federal Poster has been updated to include these new mandatory changes on the required postings.

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