D.C.’s Earned Sick and Safe Leave Amendment Act of 2013 significantly broadens the scope of the Accrued Sick and Safe Leave Act of 2008 (the “ASSLA”) by covering more employees, as well as imposing additional recordkeeping requirements. The Amendment took effect last week but it will not apply to employers until a statement of its fiscal effect is included in an approved budget and financial plan, as published in the D.C. Register. This alert summarizes employee rights and employer obligations under the amended version of ASSLA, including the law’s recordkeeping and notice requirements, and its enforcement and remedy provisions.
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