Tag: District of Columbia

Wage Garnishment Fairness Amendment Act On February 7, 2019, District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser signed the Wage Garnishment Fairness Amendment Act (B22-0572) to prevent wage garnishment from an individual making 40 times the minimum hourly wage or less. The District of Columbia’s minimum wage is currently $13.25 ($530 per week/40 hour week). The act…

Initiative 77 — Minimum Wage Amendment Act On October 11, 2018, the District of Columbia enacted the Initiative Minimum Wage Amendment Act (B22-0920), which will: Gradually increase the minimum wage in the District of Columbia to $15 per hour by 2020; Gradually increase the minimum wage for tipped employees so that they receive the same…

Minimum Wage – Ballot Initiative and Council Response On June 19, 2018, District of Columbia voters passed a ballot initiative (Initiative 77) to: Increase the minimum wage in the District of Columbia to $15 per hour by 2020. Increase the minimum wage for tipped employees so that they receive the same minimum wage directly from…

Minimum Wage Tip Credit Phase Out On June 19, 2018, District of Columbia voters passed a ballot initiative (Initiative 77) to: Increase the minimum wage in the District of Columbia to $15 per hour by 2020. Increase the minimum wage for tipped employees so that they receive the same minimum wage directly from their employer…

Women’s Health and Cancer Rights Federal Law Conformity Act Amended On February 21, 2018, District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser signed an emergency act (B 680) amending the Women’s Health and Cancer Rights Federal Law Conformity Act. The amended act: Requires insurers to authorize dispensing up to a 12-month supply of a self-administered hormonal contraceptive…