The District of Colombia is considered to be employee-friendly. There are numerous leave laws that an employer must grant, and several protected classes above those protected by federal laws. In addition, all employers, no matter the size (with certain exceptions such as homecare workers), must apply with the state Human Rights Act. However, this is only a small sample of the laws this state has.
This page is a round-up of the state and municipal laws in District of Columbia.
Updated to reflect the extension until July 19, 2017, of an exemption from the requirement to record the precise time worked for bona fide executive, administrative, and professional employees.
Updated to include the standard UIFSA interstate child support order compliance requirements.
Enhanced to improve the comprehensiveness, organization and topics covered of state employment laws.
Enhanced to link users to the most comprehensive coverage of each law and to improve the organization and scope.
Certain District of Columbia employers are required to offer employees tax- or cost-free commuter benefits. Certain employers in New Jersey and Connecticut must comply with the New York City commuter benefits law if they have employees working in New York City.
In-depth review of the spectrum of District of Columbia employment law requirements HR must follow with respect to taxation of employee compensation.
A roundup of the comprehensive state coverage XpertHR offers to help District of Columbia employers ensure they are compliant with state HR and employment laws.