Know your Rights

PAID SICK DAYS

Almost all workers in D.C. are covered by the paid sick and safe leave law, including both part-time and full-time workers.

MINIMUM WAGE

Starting July 1, 2022, the minimum wage in D.C. increased from $15.20 to $16.10 per hour for non-tipped workers and $5.35 for tipped workers.

CRIMINAL RECORDS

Most employers in the District of Columbia cannot ask a job applicant if they have a criminal history during the application and interview part of the hiring process or at any time before ....

WAGE THEFT

Wage theft describes any time a company or employer refuses to pay some, or all, of a worker’s wages. This includes not paying the minimum wage, making you work off the clock, not paying...

Know Your Rights

PAID SICK DAYS

Almost all workers in D.C. are covered by the paid sick and safe leave law, including both part-time and full-time workers.

MINIMUM WAGE

The DC minimum wage is $17.00 per hour for most workers and $8.00 for tipped workers. The minimum wage increases every year on July 1.

CRIMINAL RECORDS

Most employers in the District of Columbia cannot ask a job applicant if they have a criminal history during the application and interview part of the hiring process.

WAGE THEFT

Wage theft describes any time a company or employer refuses to pay some, or all, of a worker’s wages. This includes not paying the minimum wage, making you work off the clock...