Minimum Wage Revision:
The District of Columbia Minimum Wage poster has been updated to reflect an increase to the minimum wage rate. The poster includes a summary of minimum wage rates from 2016 through 2020 including the new minimum wage rate of $12.50 per hour that is going into effect on July 1, 2017. Additional increases will take effect on July 1, 2018 to $13.25 per hour, July 1, 2019 to $14.00 per hour, and July 1, 2020 to $15.00 per hour.
Effective Date: July 1, 2017
July 1st 2014, the District of Columbia began annual increases to the
Beginning on July 1, 2017 and no later than July 1 of each successive year, the minimum wage shall be increased in proportion to the annual average increase, if any, in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers in the Washington Metropolitan Statistical Area published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the United States Department of Labor for the previous calendar year. Any increase under shall be adjusted to the nearest multiple of $.05. Effective Date: July 2, 1017
Discrimination Notice Pending: The
City of Washington, D.C. has released a new Discrimination Notice which
reflects recent changes to protect pregnant employees from
discrimination. This change is not yet effective. The expected Effective Date is March 22, 2015.