Comp Time Bill A 'Cruel Hoax' On OT Employees, Critics Say

Law360, New York (April 11, 2013, 3:13 PM EDT) -- Witnesses at a congressional hearing Thursday said legislation allowing private employers to offer paid time off as compensation for overtime hours would benefit employees, but critics ripped the bill as a “cruel hoax” that wouldn't guarantee workers access to “comp time” when they actually need it.   

The House Education and Workforce Committee's Subcommittee on Workforce Protections heard from four witnesses who talked about the pros and cons of the Working Families Flexibility Act of 2013 — H.R. 1406 — which would amend the Fair Labor Standards...
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