District of Columbia


(a) This chapter shall apply to the following employees, except persons employed less than 15 hours per week and except persons employed in an executive, administrative, or professional...



(a) The present contractor within a period of 10 days after the awarding of a contract shall make available to prospective contractors the names of all employees of the present contractor...



(a) An employee who has been wrongfully discharged by a new contractor may bring an action in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia and may be awarded: (1) Back pay for each day...


Except as provided in 32-206 and 32-207, no minor under 14 years of age shall be employed, permitted, or suffered to work in the District of Columbia, in, about, or in connection with...



Except as provided in 32-206, no minor under 18 years of age shall be employed, permitted, or suffered to work in, about, or in connection with any gainful occupation, except in...



No minor shall be employed, permitted, or suffered to work in any place of employment, or at any employment, dangerous or prejudicial to the life, health, safety, or welfare of such minor....



(a) No minor under 16 years of age shall be employed, permitted, or suffered to work at any of the following occupations: (1) In the operation of any machinery operated by power other than...



No minor under 18 years of age shall be employed, permitted, or suffered to work at operating any freight or nonautomatic elevator, or in any quarry, tunnel, or excavation. ...



(a) The Board of Education may issue a theatrical employment permit to a minor under 18 years of age permitting the minor to: (1) Perform on the stage of a licensed theatre within the...



No minor under 18 years of age shall be employed, permitted, or suffered to work in, about, or in connection with any gainful occupation, except in agricultural work or housework as specified in...



The work or vacation permit required by this subchapter shall be issued by the Board of Education and shall state the name, sex, date, and place of birth, and place of residence of the minor,...



The Board of Education shall issue a work or vacation permit only upon application in person of the minor desiring employment, and upon submission to and approval by the Board of the following:...



The evidence of age required by this subchapter shall consist of 1 of the following proofs of age, which shall be required in the order herein designated: (1) A birth certificate or...



Whenever any person authorized to enforce this subchapter shall have reason to doubt that any minor employed in any occupation for which a permit is required by this subchapter, and for whom...



(a) A person commits an offense under this subchapter if that person: (1) Employs a minor or permits a minor to work in violation of this subchapter, of any regulation promulgated by the...



It shall be the duty of the Board of Education to cause all the provisions of this subchapter to be enforced, to make complaints against persons violating its provisions, and to...



No minor under 16 years of age shall be employed in the stuffing of newspapers, nor shall the work of any minor 16 or 17 employed stuffing newspapers exceed 40 hours in any 1 week, nor shall...



No minor under 16 years of age shall work at any time, or be employed or permitted or suffered to work at any time, in any of the trades or occupations mentioned in 32-215, unless such...



The Board of Education shall issue a street-trades badge only upon the application of the minor desiring it, with the written consent of the parent, guardian, or custodian of such minor, and...



Such badge shall bear a number, and every such badge on its reverse side shall be signed in the presence of the officer issuing the same by the minor in whose name it is issued and shall...



The Board of Education shall order any minor found to be engaged in any of the trades or occupations mentioned in 32-215, in violation of any of the provisions of 32-215 through 32-221,...



Any person who either personally or as agent of any other person, or of any firm, corporation, or company, furnishes or sells or offers for sale to any minor under 16 any article of...



No owner or employee of a business establishment shall permit a minor under the age of 16, having reasonable grounds to believe that such minor is a truant or unlawfully absent from school,...



Prosecutions for violations of any of the provisions of this subchapter, or of any regulation made by the Board of Education under authority of this subchapter, shall be on information filed...



If any provision of this subchapter or the application of such provision to certain circumstances be held invalid, the remainder of this subchapter and the application of such provision...



(a) The Mayor shall establish and implement programs, subject to the annual appropriation of funds, for the employment and training of young persons who are domiciliaries of the District...



(a) The purpose of this chapter is to further the policy of the District of Columbia to encourage and assist blind and other severely handicapped individuals to achieve maximum...



For the purposes of this chapter: (1) The term blind refers to an individual or class of individuals whose central visual acuity does not exceed 20/200 in the better eye with...



(a) There is hereby created a Committee for Purchase of Products and Services of the Blind and Other Severely Handicapped (hereinafter referred to as the Committee) to be appointed by the...



(a) The duties of the Committee shall be as follows: (1) To determine the price of all products manufactured and services provided by the blind and other severely handicapped and offered...



(a) If any agency of the District government intends to procure any product or service on the procurement list, that agency shall, in accordance with rules and regulations not contrary to...



For the purposes of this chapter the term: (1) District means the District of Columbia. (2) Employer means any individual or business which employs 1 or more individuals and...



(a) (1) No individual, partnership, association, corporation, contractor, or subcontractor shall operate an employment agency, employment counseling service, or employer-paid personnel service...



(a) Every applicant for a license to operate an employment agency, employment counseling service, or job listing service, prior to receiving a license, shall file with the Mayor a bond signed...



(a) Each employment agency shall maintain a file of all its advertisements identified by date and publication. All advertisements and other promotional material shall carry the name under...



(a) Each employment counseling service shall maintain a file of all of its advertisements identified by date and publication. All advertisements and other promotional material shall carry the...



(a) Each employer-paid personnel service shall maintain a file of all of its advertisements identified by date and publication. All advertisements and other promotional material shall carry...



(a) Each job listing service shall maintain a file of all its advertisements identified by date and publication. All advertisements and other promotional material shall carry the name under...



It shall be unlawful for any employment agency, employment counseling service, employer-paid personnel service, job listing service, or employment counselor to fail or refuse to provide service...



An employment agency, employment counseling service, employer-paid personnel service, or employment counselor shall obtain the express written authorization of a job-seeker before disclosing...



(a) The Mayor may investigate the manner in which all employment agencies, employment counseling services, employer-paid personnel services, and job listing services doing business in the...



(a) The Mayor, in the performance of any duty or the execution of any power prescribed by this chapter, may administer oaths or affirmations, certify official acts, take and cause to be...



(a) (1) When the Mayor, after investigation, has cause to believe that any individual, partnership, association, corporation, contractor, or subcontractor is violating any provision of...



Upon receipt of a complaint against an employment agency, employment counseling service, employer-paid personnel service, job listing service, or employment counselor, the Mayor may seek...



(a) Any individual, partnership, association, corporation, contractor, or subcontractor who opens, operates, or maintains an employment agency, employment counseling service,...



(a) The Mayor shall issue, and may amend from time to time, rules and regulations to implement the provisions of this chapter. (b) By issuance of a Mayor's Order, the Mayor may delegate the...



The requirements of this chapter shall not apply to: (1) Any employer who directly hires and compensates employees for the exclusive purpose of furnishing part-time or temporary help to...



For purposes of this chapter, the term: (1) Employee means any individual who has been employed by the same employer for 1 year without a break in service except for regular holiday, sick,...



(a) An employee shall be entitled to a total of 16 workweeks of family leave during any 24-month period for: (1) The birth of a child of the employee; (2) The placement of a child with...



(a) Subject to the provisions of 32-504, any employee who becomes unable to perform the functions of the employee's position because of a serious health condition shall be entitled to...



(a) Any employee who takes family or medical leave under this chapter shall not lose any employment benefit or seniority accrued before the date on which the family or medical leave commenced....



(a) If the conditions in subsection (b) of this section are met, a local educational agency (educational agency) or private elementary or secondary school (school) may require an employee...



(a) It shall be unlawful for any person to interfere with, restrain, or deny the exercise of or the attempt to exercise any right provided by this chapter. (b) It shall be unlawful for an...



(a) An employer shall develop, maintain, and make available to the Mayor records regarding the employer's activities related to this chapter that the Mayor may prescribe by rule. (b) To...



(a) The Mayor shall provide an administrative procedure pursuant to which a person claimed to be aggrieved under this chapter may file a complaint against an employer alleged to have violated...



(a) Subject to the provisions in subsection (b) of this section, an employee or the Mayor may bring a civil action against any employer to enforce the provisions of this chapter in any court...



Nothing in this chapter shall supersede any provision of law that provides greater employee family or medical leave rights than the family or medical rights established under this chapter. ...



(a) Nothing in this chapter shall diminish an employer's obligation to comply with any collective bargaining agreement or any employment benefit program or plan that provides greater family...



Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to discourage an employer from the adoption or retention of a family and medical leave policy more generous than the family and medical leave required...



Expired. ...



The rights and responsibilities established by this chapter shall apply: (1) During the 3-year period beginning 180 days from October 3, 1990, to any employer who employs 50 or more persons...



(a) The Mayor shall, pursuant to subchapter I of Chapter 5 of Title 2, issue rules to implement the provisions of this chapter within 90 days from October 3, 1990. The proposed rules shall...



A broadcasting industry employment contract provision that requires an employee or prospective employee to refrain from obtaining similar employment with another broadcasting industry...



Any broadcasting industry employer who violates 32-532 shall be liable for damages, attorney's fees, and costs. ...



For the purposes of this chapter, the term: (1) Council means the Council of the District of Columbia. (2) District means the District of Columbia government. (3) Discriminatory...



(a) There is established a Temporary Commission on Pay Equity and Training (Commission). (b) The Commission shall consist of 15 members appointed as follows: (1) Five members appointed by...



Beginning 30 days after February 24, 1987: (1) The Commission shall determine the design and methodology of the study and any other matters concerning the conduct of the study that...



(a) In order to carry out the purposes of this chapter, the Department of Administrative Services shall provide, by contract with the consultant selected under 32-603, for the conduct of a...



Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to limit any of the rights or remedies provided under...



Within 180 days after receipt of the consultant's findings, the Commission shall simultaneously submit to the Council, to the Mayor, and to the Chairman of the Committee on Government...



The Mayor shall review the conclusions and recommendations of the final report and, within a period not to exceed 60 days, shall transmit to the Council his conclusions accompanied by...



For the purposes of this chapter, the term: (1) Committed relationship means a familial relationship between 2 individuals characterized by mutual caring and the sharing of a...



Any person or employer may bring a civil action in any court of competent jurisdiction against the appropriate domestic partner(s) to recover damages as a result of: (1) A false statement in...



All health care facilities, including hospitals, convalescent facilities, or other long term care facilities, shall allow a patient's family member as defined in 32-701(7) to visit the patient. ...



(a) A District government employee shall be granted sick leave when needed to care for a family member as defined in 32-701(7), subject to the same guidelines and restrictions in 32-502. (b)...



District government employees enrolled in the District of Columbia Employees Health Benefits Program shall be allowed to purchase family health insurance coverage that would cover the...



(a) The Mayor shall maintain adequate records of declarations of domestic partnership, termination statements, and amendments to declarations of domestic partnership and termination...



(a) Nothing in this chapter shall supersede any provision of law that provides more generous rights or benefits than the domestic partnership or family membership rights and benefits...



For the purposes of this chapter, the term: (1) Commissioner means the Commissioner of the Department of Insurance and Securities Regulation. (2) Covered individual means a person...



(a) An employee has the right to continue coverage under the employer's health benefits plan for a period of 3 months, unless the employee: (1) Was terminated for gross misconduct; (2)...



The Commissioner may issue rules and regulations necessary to implement the provisions of this chapter. ...



This chapter shall apply to contracts issued or renewed by health insurers on or after January 16, 2002. ...


The purpose of this subchapter is to foster, promote, and develop the safety of wage earners of the District of Columbia in relation to their working conditions. ...


The Board, in addition to its duties defined in subchapter I of this title shall administer the provisions of this subchapter and shall have power to make such inspections and investigations as...


Before any rules or regulations of the Council of the District of Columbia shall become effective a public hearing shall be held by the Council for the purpose of investigating...



Any member of the Board shall have power to administer oaths and the Board may require by subpoena the attendance and testimony of witnesses, the production of all books, registers, and...



The Board may, upon written application of any employer affected by such rule or regulation, permit variations from any provisions thereof if it shall find that the application of such...



The Board is hereby authorized to employ a Director of Industrial Safety, who shall not be a member of the Board. The Director shall perform such duties as may be prescribed by the Board...



(a) Every employer shall furnish a place of employment which shall be reasonably safe for employees, shall furnish and use safety devices and safeguards, and shall adopt and use practices,...



The Mayor of the District of Columbia shall furnish the Board with such office space, furniture and equipment, stationery, books, books of reference, and other supplies as are necessary for...



The Board shall annually, on or before the 1st day of July, file with the Mayor of the District of Columbia a report covering its activities under this subchapter. ...



Whoever violates any of the provisions of this subchapter, or any rules or regulations promulgated hereunder, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor; and, upon conviction thereof, shall...



All employers of persons in stores, shops, offices, or manufactories as clerks, assistants, operatives, or helpers in any business, trade, or occupation carried on or operated by them in...



If any employer in the District of Columbia shall neglect or refuse to provide seats, as provided in 32-831 and this section, or shall make any rules, orders, or regulations in his shop,...



As used in this chapter, the term: (1) Employee means any natural person who performs any labor for compensation, in whole or in part, in the District of Columbia; but does not include:...



(a) No employer or prospective employer shall administer, accept or use the results of any lie detector test in connection with the employment, application or consideration of an individual,...



(a) Any administration of a lie detector test to any employee or person seeking employment, in violation of 32-902, shall be an unwarranted invasion of privacy in the District of Columbia,...


(a) The Council of the District of Columbia finds that persons employed in the District of Columbia should be paid at wages sufficient to provide adequate maintenance and to protect health....



For the purposes of this subchapter: (1) The term employ includes to suffer or permit to work. (2) The term employee includes any individual employed by an employer, except that...



(a) On October 1, 1993, the minimum wage required to be paid to any employee by any employer in the District of Columbia shall be the minimum wage set by the United States government from time...



(a) The minimum wage and overtime provisions of 32-1003 shall not apply with respect to: (1) Any employee employed in a bona fide executive, administrative, or professional capacity, or...



The Mayor or his authorized representative shall have the authority to: (1) Investigate and ascertain the wages of persons employed in any occupation in the District of Columbia; (2)...



(a) The Mayor shall make and revise regulations, including definitions of terms, as deemed appropriate to carry out the purposes of this subchapter or necessary to prevent its circumvention...



The Mayor shall have the power to administer oaths and require by subpoena the attendance and testimony of witnesses, the production of all books, registers, and other evidence relative to...



(a) (1) Every employer subject to any provision of this subchapter or of any regulation or order issued under this subchapter shall make, keep, and preserve for a period of not less than 3 years...



(a) Every employer who is subject to any provision of this subchapter or any regulation issued under this subchapter shall keep a copy or summary of this subchapter and any applicable...



It shall be unlawful for any employer to: (1) Violate any of the provisions of this subchapter or any of the provisions of any regulation issued under this subchapter; (2) Violate any of...



(a) Any person who willfully violates any of the provisions of 32-1010 shall, upon conviction, be subject to a fine of not more than $ 10,000, or to imprisonment of not more than 6 months,...



(a) Any employer who pays any employee less than the wage to which that employee is entitled under this subchapter shall be liable to that employee in the amount of the unpaid wages, and...



Any action commenced on or after March 25, 1993, to enforce any cause of action for unpaid wages or liquidated damages under this subchapter or any regulation issued under this subchapter must...



Nothing in this subchapter shall be deemed to interfere with, impede, or in any way diminish the right of employees to bargain collectively with their employers through representatives of...



Section 32-1004(a) shall not apply to any revised wage order issued by the Wage-Hour Board that sets a minimum wage that is higher than the minimum wage set by this subchapter. ...



Repealed. ...



(a) Except as otherwise provided in this section, this chapter shall apply to employment performed in any workplace in the District. (b) This chapter shall not apply to the premises of...



(a) Each employer shall: (1) Furnish employees with a place and conditions of employment that are free from recognized hazards that may cause or are likely to cause death or serious...



Within 1 year from March 16, 1989, and pursuant to 18 of the Federal Act, the Mayor shall adopt and submit to the Secretary an occupational safety and health plan. The plan shall be...



(a) There is established within the executive branch of the District, a District of Columbia Occupational Safety and Health Board. The Board shall be composed of 7 members appointed by the...



(a) There is established an Occupational Safety and Health Commission. The Chairperson of the Board or a designee of the Chairperson of the Board shall serve as Chairperson of the Commission....



(a) Except as provided in 32-1105, 32-1106, and 32-1117, the Mayor shall administer and enforce the provisions of this chapter and may, consistent with the provisions of this chapter,...



(a) The Board may adopt an emergency temporary rule pursuant to 2-505(c) whenever an emergency temporary rule is issued pursuant to the Federal Act or whenever the Board determines: (1)...



(a) An employer may apply to the Board for a temporary order granting a variance from a rule or a provision of a rule promulgated pursuant to this chapter. The temporary order shall be...



(a) An affected employer may apply to the Board for a permanent variance from a rule promulgated under this chapter. The employer shall provide to affected employees notice of each application...



(a) In order to carry out the purposes of this chapter, the Mayor, upon presenting appropriate credentials to the employer, is authorized, consistent with constitutional guidelines to:...



(a) Each employer shall make, keep, preserve, and make available to the Mayor any records relating to this chapter that the Mayor may require, by rule, for the enforcement of this chapter or...



(a) If, upon an inspection or investigation, the Mayor believes that an employer has violated a requirement of 32-1103 or a rule or order promulgated pursuant to 32-1108, 32-1109, ...



(a) Within 60 days of the issuance of a decision or order by the Commission or the issuance of a final order of the Mayor when the Commission does not review a decision or order of the Mayor,...



(a) No person shall discharge or discriminate against an employee because an employee has filed a complaint, instituted or caused to be instituted a proceeding pursuant to this chapter,...



(a) The Superior Court shall, upon petition of the Mayor, restrain or enjoin conditions or practices in any place of employment which are a danger and could reasonably be expected to cause...



All information reported to or otherwise obtained by the Mayor or the Commission in connection with an inspection, investigation, or proceeding under this chapter which contains or which...



(a) An employer who willfully or repeatedly violates the requirement of 32-1103, a rule promulgated or order issued pursuant to 32-1108, 32-1109, 32-1110, or 32-1111, or any other...



(a) The provisions of 32-1120 and 32-1121 shall not apply to a District government or quasi-government agency or an entity established pursuant to interstate compact, except as provided...



Upon approval of the plan by the Secretary, the Mayor shall have 2 years to establish the Office of Occupational Safety and Health and to promulgate rules to carry out the provisions of...



(a) Sections 32-1102, 32-1103, 32-1105 through 32-1123, and the repeal of subchapter I of Chapter 8 of Title 32 shall apply 2 years after approval of the plan by the Secretary. (b) Rules...



For purposes of this chapter, the term: (1) Employer means any individual, firm, association, corporation, the District of Columbia government, any receiver or trustee of any individual...



(a) Except as provided in this section, an employee who is a parent shall be entitled to a total of 24 hours leave during any 12 month period to attend or participate in a school-related event...



An employee who takes leave pursuant to 32-1202 shall not lose any employment benefit or seniority accrued before or during the date of such leave. ...



(a) Subject to the provisions in subsection (b) of this section, an employee or the Mayor may bring a civil action against any employer to enforce the provisions of this chapter in any court...



(a) The Mayor shall devise and an employer shall post and maintain in a conspicuous place, a notice that sets forth excerpts from or summaries of the pertinent provisions of this chapter...



Whenever used in this chapter: (1) Employer includes every individual, partnership, firm, association, corporation, the legal representative of a deceased individual, or the...



Every employer shall pay all wages earned to his employees at least twice during each calendar month, on regular paydays designated in advance by the employer; provided, however, that an...



Unless otherwise specified in a collective agreement between an employer and a bona fide union representing his employees: (1) Whenever an employer discharges an employee, the employer...



In case of a bona fide dispute concerning the amount of wages due, the employer shall give written notice to the employee of the amount of wages which he concedes to be due, and shall pay...



(a) The Mayor shall enforce and administer the provisions of this chapter and may hold hearings and otherwise investigate any violations of this chapter and institute actions for...



(a) Any employer who, having the ability to pay, willfully violates any provisions of 32-1302 or 32-1304 or who fails to comply with any other provisions of this chapter shall be guilty of...



(a) Action by an employee to recover unpaid wages and liquidated damages may be maintained in any court of competent jurisdiction by any 1 or more employees for and in behalf of himself...



The Mayor is authorized to delegate to any agency of the government of the District of Columbia any function, power, or duty vested in or imposed upon him by this chapter. ...



If any provision of this chapter, or the application thereof to any person or circumstance, is held invalid, the remainder of the chapter, and the application of such provision to other persons...



It is the purpose of this subchapter to open to young people in the District of Columbia the opportunity to obtain training that will equip them for profitable employment and citizenship; to...



The Secretary of Labor shall appoint a Director of Apprenticeship who shall serve without compensation and who shall have no vote. Without regard for the provisions of any other law with...



The Apprenticeship Council shall meet at the call of the Director, or the chairman thereof, and shall aid in formulating policies for the effective administration of this subchapter. Subject...



The Director, under the supervision of the Secretary of Labor and with the advice and guidance of the Apprenticeship Council, is authorized to administer the provisions of this subchapter...



Local joint trade apprenticeship committees in any trade or group of trades may be approved by the Apprenticeship Council. Such apprenticeship committees shall be composed of an equal number...



The term apprentice, as used herein, shall mean a person at least 16 years of age who has entered into a written agreement, hereinafter called an apprenticeship agreement, with an employer,...



Every apprenticeship agreement entered into under this subchapter shall contain: (1) The names and signatures of the contracting parties, including the apprentice's parent or guardian if he...



(a) Upon the complaint of any interested person or upon his own initiative, the Director may investigate to determine if there has been a violation of the terms of an apprenticeship agreement...


The provisions of this subchapter shall apply to any person, firm, corporation, or craft in the District of Columbia which has voluntarily elected to conform with its provisions. ...


As used or referred to in this subchapter the term the Secretary of Labor shall mean the administrator of that department or agency of the United States government authorized to administer...



If any provision of this subchapter, or the application thereof to any person or circumstances, is held invalid, the remainder of the subchapter, and the application of such provision to...



(a) Ninety days after March 6, 1979, all prime contractors and subcontractors who contract with the District of Columbia government to perform construction or renovation work with a...



When used in this chapter, the term: (1) Adoption or adopted means legal adoption prior to the time of the injury. (2) Brother or sister includes stepbrothers and...



(a) Except as provided in subsections (a-1) through (a-3) of this section, this chapter shall apply to: (1) The injury or death of an employee that occurs in the District of Columbia if...



(a) The liability of an employer prescribed in 32-1503 shall be exclusive and in place of all liability of such employer to the employee, his legal representative, husband or wife,...



(a) No compensation shall be allowed for the first 3 days of the disability, except the benefits provided for in 32-1507; provided, that in case the injury results in disability of more than...



(a) When the average weekly wage has changed as provided for in 32-1505, any person who has been totally and continuously disabled or any widow or widower who is receiving payments for...



(a) The employer shall furnish such medical, surgical, vocational rehabilitation services, including necessary travel expenses and other attendance or treatment, nurse and hospital...



Compensation for disability shall be paid to the employee as follows: (1) In case of total disability adjudged to be permanent, 662/3% of the employee's average weekly wages shall be paid...



In case of pneumoconiosis, such as silicosis and asbestosis, radiation diseases, and any other generally recognized occupational disease, liability for compensation rests with the employer of...



(a) Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, the average weekly wage of the injured employee at the time of the injury shall be taken as the basis upon which to compute compensation and...



The Mayor may require the appointment by a court of competent jurisdiction, for any person who is mentally incompetent or a minor, of a guardian or other representative to receive...



(a) Notice of any injury or death in respect of which compensation is payable under this chapter shall be given within 30 days after the date of such injury or death, or 30 days after the...



(a) Except as otherwise provided in this section, the right to compensation for disability or death under this chapter shall be barred unless a claim therefor is filed within 1 year after...



(a) Compensation under this chapter shall be paid periodically, promptly, and directly to the person entitled thereto, without an award, except where liability to pay compensation is...



No assignment, release, or commutation of compensation or benefits due or payable under this chapter, except as provided by this chapter, shall be valid, and such compensation and benefits...



Any person entitled to compensation under the provisions of this chapter shall have a lien against the assets of the carrier or employer for such compensation without limit of amount, and...



(a) In case of default by the employer in the payment of compensation due under any award of compensation for a period of 30 days after the compensation is due and payable, the person to whom...



(a) Subject to the provisions of 32-1514, a claim for compensation may be filed with the Mayor in accordance with regulations prescribed by the Mayor at any time after the first 3 days...



In any proceeding for the enforcement of a claim for compensation under this chapter it shall be presumed, in the absence of evidence to the contrary: (1) That the claim comes within...



(a) A compensation order shall become effective when filed with the Mayor as provided in 32-1520, and, unless proceedings for the suspension or setting aside of such order are instituted...



(a) At any time prior to 1 year after the date of the last payment of compensation or at any time prior to 1 year after the rejection of a claim, provided, however, that in the case of a...



(a) In making an investigation or inquiry or conducting a hearing the Mayor shall not be bound by common law or statutory rules of evidence or by technical or formal rules of procedure, except...



No person shall be required to attend as a witness in any proceeding before the Mayor at more than 25 miles of the place of the hearing, unless his lawful mileage and fee for 1 day's...



Witnesses summoned in a proceeding before the Mayor or whose depositions are taken shall receive the same fees and mileage as witnesses in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia. ...



(a) If the trier of fact or court having jurisdiction of proceedings in respect of any claim or compensation order determines that the proceedings in respect of such claim or order have...



(a) The Mayor shall have the power to preserve and enforce order during any such proceedings, to issue subpoenas for, to administer oaths to, and to compel the attendance and testimony...



Every employer shall keep a record with respect of any injury to an employee. Such record shall contain such information of disease, other disability, or death in respect of such injury as...



(a) Within 10 days from the date of any injury or death or from the date that the employer has knowledge of a disease or infection in respect of such injury, the employer shall send to the Mayor...



Any person who willfully makes any false or misleading statement or representation for the purpose of obtaining any benefit or payment under this chapter shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and...



(a) Every employer shall secure the payment of compensation under this chapter: (1) by insuring and keeping insured the payment of such compensation with any stock company or mutual company...



(a) If, on account of a disability or death for which compensation is payable under this chapter, the person entitled to such compensation determines that some person other than those...



Every employer who has secured compensation under the provisions of this chapter shall keep posted in a conspicuous place or places in and about his place or places of business typewritten...



(a) Any employer required to secure the payment of compensation under this chapter who fails to secure such compensation shall be assessed a civil fine of not less than $ 1,000 and not more than...



(a) There is established in the Treasury of the District of Columbia a special fund for the purpose of making payments in accordance with the provisions of 32-1507(c), 32-1507(e),...



(a) (1) There is established in the Treasury of the District of Columbia a fund to provide for the payment of all expenses to administer the provisions of this chapter. The fund shall...



It shall be unlawful for any employer or his duly authorized agent to discharge or in any other manner discriminate against an employee as to his employment because such employee has claimed...



(a) The Commissioner of Insurance and Securities (Commissioner) shall take into consideration the profits of the insurers when evaluating the rate filing for workers' compensation insurance....



(a) There is hereby authorized to be appropriated such sum as is necessary for the Mayor to administer the provisions of this chapter. (b) The Mayor shall reclassify Office of...



Should a court of competent jurisdiction declare any provision of this chapter to be unconstitutional or beyond the authority of the Council of the District of Columbia, such declaration...



This chapter shall take effect on 60 days after the expiration of the District of Columbia Workers' Compensation Act Emergency Amendment Act of 1982, after a 30-day period of Congressional...



The Council finds that: (1) Many District workers need an integrated workforce investment system to help them assume responsibility for building a better future for themselves and...



For the purposes of this chapter, the term: (1) Basic skills deficient means reading, writing or computing on a level no higher than 8th grade. (2) Federal Act means the...



(a) There is created a Workforce Investment Board (Board) pursuant to section 111(b) and (c) and section 117(c)(4) of the Federal Act, to assist in the development of the State Unified...



The Board shall develop and submit to the Mayor a single unified workplace plan that outlines a 5-year strategy, with quantitative goals, for the statewide workforce investment system for...



The Board shall conduct a labor market analysis. The analysis shall: (1) Identify industries or occupations that have or expect growth, the loss of skilled workers or that have a demand for...



(a) Service providers shall be paid only for achieving positive outcomes for participants, such as job placement, job retention and earnings in accordance with the Core Indicators of...



(a) Employment and training services, including on-the-job training, shall not be obtained from a service provider with appropriated funds unless the provider is approved, pursuant to...



Participants shall not be assigned, placed or be permitted to work for any employer or worksite where: (1) Any other individual is laid off from the same or substantially equivalent job;...



The Mayor shall direct the Office of Human Rights to establish and maintain a procedure to receive grievances or complaints alleging violations of the Federal Act from participants and...



(a) The Board shall advise the Mayor as required pursuant to section 112 of the Federal Act and on matters pertaining to the use of funds pursuant to section 134 of the Federal Act. (b) As a...



(a) The Board shall ensure that the District's one-stop delivery system under the Federal Act is the foundation of local service delivery to employers and participants. (b) One-stop partners...



This chapter encourages the Board to work with its Maryland and Virginia counterparts to develop a regional information sharing system that allows one-stops and welfare agencies in the...



The Board shall not withhold information from the public regarding its operations, procedures, and decisions that would otherwise be subject to disclosure under subchapter II of Chapter 5 of...








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