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The DC Code: § 32-103 Enforcement.

Index32 Labor. (Refs & Annos)
a
An employee who has been wrongfully discharged by a new contractor may bring an action in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia and may be awarded:
1
Back pay for each day the violation continues at a rate of compensation not less than the higher of:
A
The average regular rate of pay received by the employee during the last 3 years of the employee's employment in the same occupation classification; or
B
The final regular rate received by the employee; and
2
Costs of benefits the new contractor would have incurred for the employee under the new contractor's benefit plan.
b
In any suit, the court shall allow the prevailing party reasonable attorney's fees as part of the costs recoverable.
c
This chapter shall not be construed to limit an employee's right to bring a common law cause of action for wrongful termination.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 36-1503. Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 10-105, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 32-101. DC CODE § 32-103 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Apr. 26, 1994, D.C. Law 10-105, § 4, 41 DCR 1011.)