Calif. Panel Snubs Alternative Work Schedule Bills

Law360, San Diego (April 11, 2012, 5:56 PM EDT) -- Two bills carried by a Republican state senator proposing to encourage more companies to offer flexible work schedules to their employees were rejected by a California Senate panel on Wednesday after labor groups complained that the legislation would put workers at a disadvantage.

The Senate Labor and Industrial Relations Committee voted 1-4 against S.B. 1114 by Sen. Bob Dutton, R-Rancho Cucamonga, that sought to let employees take part in an alternative work schedule of up to 10 hours per day and 40 hours per week and...
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