this is an outdated text: switch to the updated & improved dc code website
home, about

The DC Code: § 16-584 No discharge from employment for garnishment.

Index16 Particular Actions, Proceedings and Matters. (Refs & Annos)

No employer shall discharge an employee for the reason that a creditor of the employee has subjected or attempted to subject unpaid earnings of the employee to garnishment or like proceedings directed to the employer for the purpose of paying a judgment.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 16-584. 1973 Ed., § 16-584. DC CODE § 16-584 Current through December 11, 2012


(Dec. 17, 1971, 85 Stat. 679, Pub. L. 92-200, § 7.)