District of Columbia Employment and Labor Law Updates 2022


December

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


November

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


October

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


September

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


August

Non Compete Clarification Emergency Amendment

Bill

Bill 917

Summary

(Emergency Act) Amends the Ban on Non-Compete Agreements Amendment Act of 2020 to clarify which provisions in workplace policies or employment agreements will not violate the law restrictions on the use of non-compete provisions and agreements.

Enacted

08/15/2022

Effective Date

08/15/2022

Topics

Agreements: Confidentiality, Covenant_not_compete, Non-compete, Proprietary_info


July

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


June

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


May

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


April

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


March

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


February

COVID Vaccination Leave Temporary Amendment Act of 2021

Bill

Bill 405

Summary

Amends, on a temporary basis, the Accrued Sick and Safe Leave Act of 2008 to provide paid time off for COVID vaccinations and recovery; extends and updates existing unpaid leave available for COVID related purposes; makes conforming amendments to the Coronavirus Support Temporary Amendment Act of 2021.

Enacted

02/18/2022

Effective Date

12/22/2021

Topics

Covid: Covid; Employee_obligation: Documentation; Family_members: Child, Shared_household, Child_care; Leave_laws: Family, Paid_leave, Vaccination


District Government Family Bereavement Leave

Bill

Bill 609

Summary

Amends, on a temporary basis, District of Columbia Government Comprehensive Merit Personnel Act of 1978 to provide paid leave for a District government employee when the employee suffers the death of the employees minor child or a stillbirth.

Enacted

02/17/2022

Effective Date

02/17/2022

Topics

Family_members: Adopted, Biological, Child, Loco_parentis, Miscarriage, Spouse, Step, Stillbirth; Industry: Public_employer; Leave_laws: Bereavement


COVID Vaccination Leave Congressional Review

Bill

Bill 610

Summary

(Emergency Act) Amends, due to congressional review, the Accrued Sick and Safe Leave Act of 2008 to provide paid time off for COVID vaccinations and recovery; extends and updates existing unpaid leave available for COVID related purposes; amends the Coronavirus Support Temporary Amendment Act of 2021 to make conforming amendments.

Enacted

02/03/2022

Effective Date

02/03/2022

Topics

Covid: Covid; Employee_obligation: Documentation; Family_members: Adopted, Biological, Child, Foster; Leave_laws: Child_care, Emergency, Family, Paid_leave, Sick, Vaccination


District Government Family Bereavement Leave

Bill

Bill 608

Summary

(Emergency Act) Amends the District of Columbia Government Comprehensive Merit Personnel Act of 1978 to provide paid leave for a District government employee when the employee suffers the death of their minor child or a stillbirth.

Enacted

02/03/2022

Effective Date

02/03/2022

Topics

Family_members: Adopted, Biological, Child, Loco_parentis, Miscarriage, Spouse, Step, Stillbirth; Industry: Public_employer; Leave_laws: Bereavement


Protecting Businesses and Workers from COVID 19

Bill

Bill 2

Summary

Requires employers to adopt and implement certain social distancing policies; prohibits retaliation against an employee who refuses to work with or serve an individual who refuses to comply with those policies; prohibits retaliation against an employee because the employee tests positive for or is quarantining because of coronavirus.

Enacted

02/01/2022

Effective Date

02/01/2022

Topics

Claims_and_Penalties: Attorney_fees, Backpay, Equitable_relief, Fines; Covid; Employee_obligation: Notice; Employer_Obligations: Policy_requirement; Leave_laws: Family; Prohibited_Practices: Retaliation; Workplace_Behavior: Social_distancing


January

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.

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