Filing a Wage and Hour Claim - District of Columbia

The minimum wage for the District of Columbia is $9.50 per hour, which is higher than the federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour.


This material was originally prepared by attorney Joseph Jaramillo and former law clerks Keia Cole and Adam Weiss of the law firm Goldstein, Demchak Baller Borgen and Dardarian, and was updated by Professor Douglas D. Scherer, of Touro College, Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center. Professor Scherer also serves as the Vice President of Workplace Fairness.