An Employer’s Guide to D.C. Employment Statutes

November 10, 2020

Launched in August 2020, McGuireWoods’ continuously updated comprehensive online guide helps companies navigate Washington, D.C.’s complex employment laws. The 100-page, fully annotated publication helps human resources professionals, in-house counsel and small-business owners avoid pitfalls and obtain answers to common questions about the District’s workplace laws.

Key updates since the launch address the following:

  1. D.C.’s new public health emergency leave under the Accrued Sick and Safe Leave Act
  2. D.C.’s new COVID-19 leave under the D.C. FMLA
  3. Employers’ quarterly reports to the government about tipped employees
  4. The new D.C. labor law universal notice
  5. Updated mandatory workplace training for tipped wage workers
  6. New requirements for D.C. employers who offer parking benefits to employees
  7. The new D.C. paid voting leave law

The guide also includes citations to new cases and administrative guidance. To request access to the updated guide, click on the button below.

McGuireWoods associate John Thomas authored the guide and oversees updates. Partners David Greenspan and Elena Marcuss serve as editors.

McGuireWoods’ labor and employment lawyers advise local, national and multinational employers — including small businesses, government entities and Fortune 500 companies — on compliance with state, federal and international law; internal investigations; federal contracting; and executive compensation. The firm earned national Tier 1 rankings for employment law and labor and employment litigation in the 2020 edition of U.S. News-Best Lawyers ’ “Best Law Firms.”

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