Congressional bill on comp time passes U.S. House of Representatives

WASHINGTON, D.C. — H.R. 1180, also known as the Working Families Flexibility Act of 2017, passed in the House on May 2. The bill now moves to the Senate. 

If enacted, “in lieu of monetary compensation” the bill gives employers the ability to offer compensatory time of up to 160 hours “at a rate not less than one and one-half hours for each hour of employment for which overtime compensation is required …” with various terms and conditions. 

The legislation can be found at

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