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Working Families Flexibility Act of 1996

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Economic and Educational Opportunities

Working Families Flexibility Act of 1996

report together with minority views (to accompany H.R. 2391) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office)

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Economic and Educational Opportunities

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Overtime -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Collective bargaining -- United States,
  • Labor laws and legislation -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesReport / 104th Congress, 2d session, House of Representatives -- 104-670
    The Physical Object
    Pagination33 p. ;
    Number of Pages33
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14460802M
    OCLC/WorldCa35199817

      H.R. , also known as the Working Families Flexibility Act, passed in the U.S. House of Representatives recently by a vote of If enacted, the bill would amend a year-old law, the Fair Labor Standards Act of (FLSA), to allow private sector employees earning hourly wages, the option to take comp-time instead of time-and-a-half overtime pay. The Working Families Flexibility Act, H.R. , would amend the FLSA to let private-sector employers offer workers the choice of paid time off or cash wages for overtime hours. But those who oppose the measure argue that the bill would weaken overtime rights for low-income workers who are already struggling to keep pace with the economy and.

      Last week we submitted comments in opposition to The Working Families Flexibility Act, the “comp time in lieu of overtime” bill that went to the House Education and the Workforce Committee’s Subcommittee on Workforce Protections for a markup last Wednesday. And now we can’t get the song “Promises, Promises” out of our heads.   The House of Representatives recently passed the Working Families Flexibility Act of Should the bill also pass in the Senate, the White House has announced that President Trump’s advisers plan to recommend he sign it into law.. What is the Working Families Flexibility Act? If this bill becomes law, it will amend the Fair Labor Standards Act and change .

    Working Families’ survey of over a thousand families reveals a worrying pattern of unemployment and under-employment, with many parents being forced to decline promotion, accept lower skilled work, reduce hours of work or opt out of the labour market altogether in order to care for their disabled children.   Today, the House passed H.R. , the Working Families Flexibility Act of This legislation amends the Fair Labor Standards Act to allow private sector employers and employees to establish agreements that provide for compensatory time off instead of monetary overtime compensation – an option that is currently available for federal, state, and local .


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Working Families Flexibility Act of 1996 by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Economic and Educational Opportunities Download PDF EPUB FB2

H.R. (th). To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of to provide compensatory time for all employees. Ina. Get this from a library. Working Families Flexibility Act of [United States. Congress. House. Committee on Economic and Educational Opportunities.]. This Act Working Families Flexibility Act of 1996 book be cited as the “Working Families Flexibility Act of ”.

SEC. Compensatory time. Section 7 of the Fair Labor Standards Act of (29 U.S.C. ) is amended by adding at the end the following: “(s) Compensatory time off for private employees.

Get this from a library. Providing for the consideration of H.R.the Working Families Flexibility Act of report (to accompany H.

Res. [United States. Congress. House. Committee on Rules.]. The Working Families Flexibility Act is likely to face stiff opposition; however, if passed in the Senate, it has the potential to significantly impact workplace dynamics for non-exempt workers around the country.

About the author. Josh : Josh Garber. Working Families Flexibility Act of (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of to authorize employers to provide compensatory time off to private employees at a rate of not less than 1 1/2 hours for each hour of employment for which overtime compensation is required, but only if it is in accordance with an applicable.

H.R. (th) was a bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law. Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R.

This is the one from. Employment Rights ActPart 8A is up to date with all changes known to be in force on or before 13 May There are changes that may be brought into force at a future date.

Changes that have been made appear in the content and are referenced with annotations. The House approved H.R. the Working Families Flexibility Act ofon May 2 by a vote of towith no Democrats voting in favor. The. The Working Families benchmark is the only tool available that measures all aspects of flexible working and work-life policies and practice.

It evaluates how well these are integrated into your organisation’s values and culture, and also looks specifically at how well you support and engage with parents and carers. Continue reading. The “Working Families Flexibility Act” helps workers handle the constant challenge of work-life balance by allowing private-sector employers to offer all individuals who work overtime to choose between monetary compensation or comp-time.

Particularly for families, the law would help alleviate the difficulties of juggling work, home, kids. On May 2,the House passed the Working Families Flexibility Act. The purpose of the Act is to give employees flexibility in how they choose to be paid for overtime: in wages or in compensatory time off.

The Act crystallizes a tension I see often in. The Working Families Flexibility Act of (H.R. ) narrowly passed in the Republican-controlled U.S.

House of Representatives by a vote of on May 8. Does H.R. the Working Families Flexibility Act ofgive workers flexibility in trading overtime for comp time. Or does it further erode protections previously given to America’s Author: Diana Reese. By eliminating the prohibition on “comp time,” the Working Families Flexibility Act of would allow working parents to exchange time-and-a-half pay for time-and-a-half leave.

Workplace flexibility is a popular perk (as it should be!) at many corporate offices these days—but it’s much harder to come by for hourly workers.

A bill introduced in the House of Representatives, the Working Families Flexibility Act, aims to change that—but labor experts say the measure could have the unintended consequence of hurting working families instead of helping them.

Update on family friendly policies and flexible working families and pregnancy Children and Families Act The Children and Families Act received Royal Assent on 13 March and introduces a new regime of shared parental leave as well as extending the right to request to work flexibly to all employees.

The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Working Families Flexibility Act (H.R. ) yesterday, which would amend the country's year-old Fair Labor Standards Act by allowing employers and.

The Flexibility for Working Families Act will help American families across the country by putting in place a process for employees to request a temporary or permanent change in their work schedules, such as the number of hours the employee is required to work, the times when the employee is required to work or be on notice, where the employee.

Working Families Flexibility Act of (Rep. Roby, R-AL, and 17 cosponsors) The Administration supports H.R.the Working Families Flexibility Act of.

This article originally appeared at The Huffington Post. In a perfect gift for mothers, just short of Mother's Day, House Republicans have once again introduced legislation with a charming title and a potentially devastating impact for working women and families.

According to the bill's sponsors, the "Working Families Flexibility Act," or H.R.would. The Family Unfriendly Act. By Teresa Tritch pm pm. There are two good things to say about the Working Families Flexibility Act, which passed the House this week with Republican and three Democratic votes.

One, the bill is bound to go nowhere in the Senate and, two, even if it did advance, the White House. By a vote ofthe House on Wednesday passed the Working Families Flexibility Act, which allows employers to offer hourly workers comp time when they exceed their hour workweek.