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Hours Worked: District of Columbia

Hours Worked requirements for other states

Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.

Authors: Meredith S. Campbell and Fred S. Sommer, Shulman, Rogers, Gandal, Pordy & Ecker, P.A.


  • Under District of Columbia law, "working time" is specifically defined, with interpretation of what constitutes working time to be in accordance with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). See Hours Worked.
  • Employers must provide break periods to nursing mothers. See Break Periods.