District of Columbia DC Family Medical Leave Act Poster
The DC Family Medical Leave Act is a District of Columbia general labor law poster poster provided for businesses by the District of Columbia Office Of Human Rights. This notification is required for some employers, such as employers with 20 or more employees.
DC Family and Medical Leave Act - Know Your Rights in the District of Columbia - Work Leave for Family or Medical Purposes The District of Columbia Family and Medical Leave Act (DCFMLA) requires employers with 20 or more employees to provide eligible employees with 16 weeks of unpaid family leave and 16 weeks of unpaid medical leave during a 24 month period. Employee Eligibility ohr.dc.gov phone: (202) 727-4559 fax: (202) 727-9589 441 4th Street NW, Suite 570N, Washington, DC 20010 Leave under DCFMLA may be taken in blocks of time, intermittently, and in certain circumstances, at a reduced schedule. Employees can also use any accrued time instead of unpaid leave. The employer may require medical certification and reasonable prior notice when applicable. Filing a Complaint of a Violation If you believe an employer has wrongfully denied you family or medical leave, or retaliated against you under this statute, you can file a complaint within one year of the incident with the Office of Human Rights (OHR). To file a complaint, visit: Questions about the OHR process can also be answered by phone at (202) 727-4559. • Online at ohr.dc.gov; or • In-Person at 441 4th Street NW, Suite 570N, Washington, DC 20001. An employee is eligible under the Act if she or he has been employed by the employer for at least one year without a break in service, and worked at least 1,000 hours during the 12 month period immediately preceding the requested leave. The one year of service requirement does not need to have immediately preceded the request for leave. The District government is considered a single employer. The above eligibility requirements can be met by considering employment at more than one District agency. Family Leave Eligible circumstances for family leave under DCFMLA include the birth of a child, adopting a child, or caring for a child in foster care. Caring for a seriously ill family member is also eligible for family leave. Medical Leave Eligible circumstances for medical leave under DCFMLA includes recovering from a serious illness rendering the employee unable to work. Employer Posting Requirements The employer must post and maintain this notice in a conspicuous place. An employer that willfully fails to post this notice may be ordered to pay a fine of up to $100 for each day the employer fails to post the notice.
More District of Columbia Labor Law Posters 23 PDFS
Minimum-Wage.org provides an additional 22 required and optional District of Columbia labor law posters that may be relevant to your business. Be sure to also print and post all required state labor law posters, as well as all of the mandatory federal labor law posters.
|District of Columbia Poster Name||Poster Type|
|Required Workers' Compensation Notice||Workers Compensation Law|
|Required Unemployment Compensation||Unemployment Law|
|Required Accrued Sick and Safe Leave Act||Sick Leave Law|
|Required District of Columbia Minimum Wage Poster||Minimum Wage Law|
|Required Protecting Pregnant Workers Act||General Labor Law Poster|
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