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DC’s Wage Theft Prevention Amendment Act of 2014 Takes Effect February 26, 2015

Date Released: 
Thu, 02/26/2015

Washington, DC – The DC Department of Employment Services (DOES) announced that the District of Columbia’s Wage Theft Prevention Amendment Act of 2014 (the “Act”) has cleared the congressional 30-day review period and becomes effective today, February 26, 2015. The Act makes broad changes to DC’s wage and hour laws, which include the Minimum Wage Act Revision Act, the Living Wage Act, the Wage Payment and Wage Collection Law, and the Accrued Sick and Safe Leave Act.


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