• Current through October 23, 2012

(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 chapter 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 chapter.

(c) If a court determines that an employer violated any provision of this chapter, 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

1981 Ed., § 36-1605.

Legislative History of Laws

For legislative history of D.C. Law 10-146, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 32-1201.