GOP Reps Revisit Comp Time Amendment To FLSA

Law360, New York (February 11, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- A group of Republican lawmakers has reintroduced a bill that would give private-sector workers the option of swapping their overtime wages for paid time off after an identical proposal failed to make it through Congress last year.

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., on Tuesday proposed the Family-Friendly Workplace Act to the U.S. House of Representatives and claimed the measure, which would amend the Fair Labor Standards Act, would allow private-sector employees to have more flexible work arrangements by letting them choose how to use their overtime...
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