Code of the District of Columbia

§ 32–521.05. Enforcement by civil action.

(a) Subject to the provisions in subsection (b) of this section, an employee or the Mayor may bring a civil action against any employer to enforce the provisions of this subchapter in any court of competent jurisdiction.

(b) No civil action may be commenced more than 1 year after the occurrence or discovery of the alleged violation of this subchapter.

(c) If a court determines that an employer violated any provision of this subchapter, the damages provision prescribed in § 32-1204(b)(6) and (c) shall apply.


(Aug. 17, 1994, D.C. Law 10-146, § 6, 41 DCR 4477.)

Prior Codifications

2001 Ed., § 32-1205.

1981 Ed., § 36-1605.

Section References

This section is referenced in § 32-1204.