Code of the District of Columbia

§ 32–541.10. Prohibited acts.

(a) It shall be unlawful for any person to interfere with, restrain, or deny the exercise of or the attempt to exercise any right provided by this subchapter.

(b) It shall be unlawful for an employer to retaliate in any manner against any person because the person:

(1) Opposes any practice made unlawful by this subchapter;

(2) Pursuant to or related to this subchapter:

(A) Files or attempts to file a charge;

(B) Institutes or attempts to institute a proceeding;

(C) Facilitates the institution of a proceeding; or

(D) Requests, applies for, or uses paid-leave benefits; or

(3) Gives any information or testimony in connection with an inquiry or proceeding related to this subchapter.

(c) It shall be unlawful for any individual to provide intentionally false statements in order to obtain paid-leave benefits.