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District of Columbia Employment Laws

Welcome to FindLaw's section on Washington, D.C. employment laws, with articles and resources to help employees understand their rights (and the responsibilities of employers). This section includes articles about wage and hour laws, which address things like minimum wage, overtime, and required meal breaks; the District's whistleblower law, which protects public workers who report violations of the law from retaliation; so-called "right-to-work" laws that restrict the ability of unions to collect fees from employees who decline union membership; and a summary of D.C.'s legal holidays. Click on a link below to learn more about District of Columbia employment laws.

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