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Christopher Williams is an associate in the Labor and Employment Practice Group in the firm's Washington, D.C. office.

The District of Columbia will soon require employers to disclose pay ranges in job postings after Mayor Muriel Bowser signed the Wage Transparency Omnibus Amendment Act of 2023 into law on Friday January 12, 2024. When it goes into effect on June 30, 2024, the District will join a growing number of states with wage transparency laws, including Illinois, California, New York, Colorado, Massachusetts, and Washington State.Continue Reading DC Joins the Wage Transparency Movement

A five year long saga appears to be coming to a close as Washington D.C.’s alternative minimum wage for tipped employees is set to begin phasing out in May 2023. Under the new D.C. law, the minimum wage for tipped workers will rise incrementally until July 1, 2027, when their base wage will equal the minimum wage for other D.C. workers. D.C. joins seven other states that have eliminated the lower minimum wage for tipped employees – including Alaska, California, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington State.Continue Reading Once, Twice, Gone: After Two Ballot Initiatives, D.C.’s Minimum Wage Tip Credit Set to Be Phased Out

On the heels of the Labor Day weekend, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and request for comments (NPRM) that would once again change the joint employer legal standard. The proposed regulations roll back the employer-friendly rule the NLRB finalized during the Trump administration.Continue Reading NLRB Releases Proposed Joint Employer Rule Rolling Back Trump-Era Standard