All employers must keep for at least 3 years accurate records of the following (DC Code Sec. 32-1008):
• The name, address, and occupation of each employee
• A record of the date of birth of any employee under 19 years of age
• The rate of pay and the amount paid each pay period to each employee
• The hours worked each day and each workweek by each employee
For employees working split shift, a daily record must be kept of starting times, quitting times, and meal periods.
These records must be available for inspection by the mayor's office at any reasonable time.