District of Columbia Notices (Posting) laws & HR compliance analysis

District of Columbia Notices (Posting): What you need to know

The District of Columbia has several posting requirements that apply to employers. The notices must be placed conspicuously enough to be seen easily by employees as they enter or exit the workplace.
Many of these notices are available from the Department of Employment Services at http://www.does.dc.gov. Discrimination, family leave, and parental leave notices are available from the Office of Human Rights at http://ohr.dc.gov.
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Accrued Sick and Safe Leave Act of 2008. Employers must post in a conspicuous place a notice that includes a summary of the Act and information on how to file a complaint under the Act (DC Code Sec. 32-131.09). Additional information is available.
Alcohol retailers. Retail licensees must post a notice in a place that is clearly visible from the point of entry stating the minimum age required to purchase an alcoholic beverage and the obligation to produce valid identification displaying proof of the patron's legal drinking age (DC Code Sec. 25-713).
Employment of minors. Every employer that employs a minor must post in a conspicuous place a notice setting forth the legal regulations governing the employment and hours of work for minors and occupations prohibited to minors (DC Code Sec. 32-202).
Family and medical leave. Employers must post in a conspicuous place a notice that summarizes certain provisions of the family and medical leave law and information regarding filing a complaint under the law. This notice is available from the Office of Human Rights (DC Code Sec. 32-511).
Government contractors. Government contractors and subcontractors must post a notice informing employees of living wage requirements and information concerning the enforcement of the ...

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