D.C. Passes the Accrued Sick and Safe Leave Act of 2008


Washington, D.C. becomes the second city to pass a law requiring employers to provide paid leave to employees. Effective November 13, 2008, most employers in D.C. will be required to provide at least three days paid leave for employees absent for their own illness, to care for family members who are ill and for absences when an employee or an employee?s family member is a victim of stalking, domestic violence, or sexual abuse.

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