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  • Are You Ready for District of Columbia’s Transportation Benefits Equity Law (Parking Cash Out Law)?

    Beginning as early as January 15, 2023, certain employers will need to ensure they are complying with the District of Columbia’s Transportation Benefits Equity Amendment Act of 2020, also known as the “Parking Cash Out Law.” Parking Cash Out Options By January 15, 2023, or the end of their parking lease, whichever is later, “Covered...
    November 9, 2022
  • D.C. Non-Compete Ban Applicability Date Postponed to October 1, 2022

    As reported in a web article prepared by our D.C. colleagues Matt Nieman, Joe Schuler, Caroline Cheng, and Alyssa Testo, found here, the District of Columbia Council again has deferred the “applicability date” of the D.C. Non-Compete Ban, this time to October 1, 2022. We previously reported about this law, and the first deferral of...
    March 25, 2022
  • While We Were Social Distancing … Heading Back to the Office in a New Virginia

    In Virginia, returning — or planning to return — to the physical workplace following the COVID-19 pandemic means ensuring employment practices comply with the Commonwealth’s significantly changing legal landscape. Read more. Continue Reading…
    July 15, 2021
  • District of Columbia Commuter Benefits: New Penalties, Fines

    Penalties and fines for non-compliance with Washington, D.C.’s law requiring D.C. employers to offer commuter benefits to their D.C. employees will take effect beginning on November 14, 2019.  The law, which became effective on January 1, 2016, requires employers with at least 20 employees in D.C. to offer commuter benefits to their covered employees.  Please...… Continue Reading
    September 30, 2019