McGuireWoods Updates D.C. Employment Law Guide

April 23, 2024

Launched in August 2020, McGuireWoods frequently updates its comprehensive guide to Washington, D.C.’s complex employment laws. This nearly 180-page, fully annotated publication covers D.C.’s leave laws, wage-and-hour laws, and other employee rights. The question-and-answer format helps human resources professionals, in-house counsel and small-business owners avoid pitfalls and quickly access answers to common questions.

Guide to D.C. Employment Statutes flipbook cover

McGuireWoods is pleased to announce the ninth edition of the guide, which addresses some key changes since the last update, including:

  • analysis of the brand-new D.C. Wage Transparency Act;
  • statutory updates to the D.C. Wage Payment and Collection Law regarding classification of employees and independent contractors;
  • new case law analysis under the D.C. Minimum Wage Act regarding classification of employees and independent contractors;
  • updates to the D.C. minimum wage and D.C. living wage;
  • updated links to posters, such as the Voting Leave poster for the June 2024 primary; and citations to new caselaw.

McGuireWoods partner John Thomas authored the guide and oversees updates. Partners David Greenspan and Elena Marcuss and associate Maricris Prendingue 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 2023 edition of U.S. News-Best Lawyers’ “Best Law Firms.”