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

July 26, 2021

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.

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We are pleased to announce the fifth edition of the guide, with the latest updates addressing the following:

  • D.C. Unemployed Anti-Discrimination Act
  • D.C. Human Rights Act
  • New guidance on insurance companies' ability to reduce short-term disability benefits to employees receiving benefits under the D.C. Paid Family Leave law
  • Updated case law addressing questions under the D.C. Wage Payment and Collection Law and the D.C. Minimum Wage Act

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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