Comp Time Bill's Chances Of Passing: Slim-To-Nil

Law360, New York (June 4, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Billing it as a pro-family provision, a group of Republicans has re-introduced legislation to let employees swap their overtime wages for paid time off. But labor unions are expected to staunchly oppose the measure out of fear that it will cut the amount of money going into workers' pockets and erode the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.) presented the Family-Friendly Workplace Act in the U.S. House of Representatives on May 15, arguing that it would enable working parents in the private sector...
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