H.R. 1, the Working Families Flexibility Act

hearing before the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections of the Committee on Education and the Workforce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifth Congress, first session, hearing held in Washington, DC, February 5, 1997. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and the Workforce. Subcommittee on Workforce Protections.

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  • Overtime -- Law and legislation -- United States.

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Other titlesHR 1, the Working Families Flexibility Act
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LC ClassificationsKF27 .E39 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 239 p. :
Number of Pages239
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Open LibraryOL759870M
ISBN 100160542138
LC Control Number97156499
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  On May 2, , the House of Representatives passed the Working Families Flexibility Act (also known as H.R. ). If approved, H.R. would authorize private employers to offer compensatory time off instead of overtime pay for nonexempt employees who work more than 40 hours per week. H.R. still needs approval from the Senate and the. Why would anyone think we need H.R. , the Working Families Flexibility Act, when clearly we don’t need it and our employees don’t need it? in the form of a new bill called the Working Families Flexibility Act. Read More 0. Become one of the 1 Million for Work Flexibility! Help make work flexibility a core part of the 21st. H.R. —Working Families Flexibility Act of Amendment to H.R. - Working Families Flexibility Act of H.R. -Working Families Flexibility Act of (Roby, R-AL) Order of Business: The legislation is scheduled to be considered on Tuesday, May 7, , under a rule, The Rule allows consideration of H.R. in. The Working Families Flexibility Act of (H.R. ) narrowly passed in the Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives by a vote of on May 8, .

  Re: Working Families Flexibility Act Dear Member of Congress, As an organization dedicated to promoting fairness in the workplace and economic security for all workers, we write to express our opposition to the Working Families Flexibility Act of , H.R. / S.   Wednesday, Ap FULL COMMITTEE markup at a.m. in room Rayburn House Office Building. H.R. , Working Families Flexibility Act of While President Obama's landmark overtime expansion is pending in a Texas federal court, on May 2, , the Republican House passed the Working Families Flexibility Act (H.R/S) by a vote of – , which would change overtime pay in .   Working Families Flexibility Act May. 2, | H.R. This bill would allow employers to substitute comp time for overtime pay, reducing the take home pay of millions of workers and resulting in longer hours and more unpredictable schedules.

  By eliminating the prohibition on “comp time,” the Working Families Flexibility Act of would allow working parents to exchange time . Reviewing the Working Families Flexibility Act of April 5, Mr. Chairman and Members of the Subcommittee: I am honored to appear today on behalf of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to express our support for H.R. , the Working Families Flexibility Act of H.R. – The Working Families Flexibility Act of (Rep. Roby, R-AL) CONTACT: Amanda Lincoln, FLOOR SCHEDULE: Expected to be considered on May 2, under a closed rule. TOPLINE SUMMARY: H.R. would amend the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) to permit private sector employers to.   The House considered - A resolution providing for the consideration of H.R. - Full Faith and Credit Act, and H.R. - Working Families Flexibility Act of

H.R. 1, the Working Families Flexibility Act by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and the Workforce. Subcommittee on Workforce Protections. Download PDF EPUB FB2

H.R. 1 (th) was a bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law. This bill was introduced in the th Congress, which met from Jan 7, to Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

Working Families Flexibility Act of - Amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of to provide for compensatory time for all employees.

Allows an employee to receive, in lieu of monetary overtime compensation, compensatory time off at a rate not less than one and one-half hours for each hour of employment for which overtime compensation is. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Working Families Flexibility Act of 2.

Compensatory time. Section 7 of the Fair Labor Standards Act of (29 U.S.C. ) is amended by adding at the end the following. Get this from a library. H.R. 1, the Working Families Flexibility Act: hearing before the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections of the Committee on Education and the Workforce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifth Congress, first session, hearing held in Washington, DC, February 5, [United States.

Congress. House. Committee on. “Guthrie Votes to Give Working Families More Flexibility” — Rep. Brett Guthrie [R-KY2] (Co-sponsor) on May 2, “Rep. Takano Condemns Passage of So-Called Working Families Flexibility Act” — Rep.

Mark Takano [D-CA41] on May 2. Rept. - WORKING FAMILIES FLEXIBILITY ACT OF th Congress (). H.R. 1, the Working Families Flexibility Act. The Subcommittee on Workforce Protections held a hearing on H.R.

1 on February 5, The following individuals testified at the hearing: the Honor-able Kay Granger, Member of Congress representing the 12th dis-trict of Texas; the Honorable Tillie Fowler, Member of Congress. Text for H.R - th Congress (): Working Families Flexibility Act of The Working Families Flexibility Act, H.R.would amend the FLSA to let private-sector employers offer workers the choice of paid time off or cash wages for overtime hours.

But those who oppose the measure argue that the bill would weaken overtime rights for low-income workers who are already struggling to keep pace with the economy and.

Compensatory Time and the Working Families Flexibility Act of Congressional Research Service 1 Introduction On May 8,the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R.the Working Families Flexibility Act of If enacted, the bill would amend the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) to.

What the The Working Families Flexibility Act (H.R. 1) Would Do* As working men and women find it increasingly difficult to balance work and family responsibilities, their employers are often hampered by outdated federal law in their attempts to accomodate employee requests for more flexibility in work schedules.

H.R. ( th): Working Families Flexibility Act of React to this bill with an emoji Save your opinion on this bill on a six-point scale from strongly oppose to. Today, the House passed H.R.the Working Families Flexibility Act of This legislation amends the Fair Labor Standards Act to allow private sector employers and employees to establish agreements that provide for compensatory time off instead of monetary overtime compensation – an option that is currently available for federal, state, and local.

Get this from a library. Providing for the consideration of H.R. 1, the Working Families Flexibility Act of report (to accompany H. Res. 99). [United. 1 H.R. WORKING FAMILIES FLEXIBILITY ACT OF COMMITTEE REPORT PURPOSE The purpose of H.R. the Working Families Flexibility Act ofis to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of (FLSA) to provide compensatory time for.

2 This Act may be cited as the ‘‘Working Families 3 Flexibility Act of ’’. 4 SEC. COMPENSATORY TIME. 5 Section 7 of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 6 (29 U.S.C.

) is amended by adding at the end the fol-7 lowing: 8 ‘‘(s) COMPENSATORY TIME OFF FOR PRIVATE EM-9 PLOYEES.— 10 ‘‘(1) GENERAL RULE.—An employee may re. Working Families Flexibility Act of Amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of to authorize private employers to provide compensatory time off to private employees at a rate of 1 1/2 hours per hour of employment for which overtime compensation is required.

“Working Families Flexibility Act of ”: H.R. / S. Legislative May 2, Description: The legislation would amend the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) to allow private-sector employers to “compensate” hourly workers with.

H.R. 1 purports to give working families greater flexibility. In reality, it grants employers more rights at the expense of working people: H.R. 1 fails to offer workers real choice.

However, H.R. would be extremely harmful for working families. This is especially true for women and people of color – many of them single mothers – who disproportionately make up the low-wage workforce and would lose scheduling flexibility.

H.R. the so-called Working Families Flexibility Act, would amend the Fair Labor. Dear Members of Congress: On behalf of the undersigned organizations, we write in support of the Working Families Flexibility Act (H.R.

The legislation is a positive step toward allowing employers to offer flexible work arrangements that make it easier for workers to achieve a better work-life balance. The Working Families Flexibility Act amends the [ ]. Get this from a library.

Working Families Flexibility Act of report together with minority views (to accompany H.R. ) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office). [United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and the Workforce,]. H.R. (the misnamed Working Families Flexibility Act) would erode the basic guarantees of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): fair pay for overtime work and time off from work.

H.R.introduced by Rep. Martha Roby (Ala), claims to give hourly workers more time with their families by allowing them, through an agreement with their.

The House approved H.R. the Working Families Flexibility Act ofon May 2 by a vote of towith no Democrats voting in favor. The. HR 1 -- 03/19/ Ma (House) H.R. 1 - Working Families Flexibility Act of (Ballenger (R) NC and 99 others) The President will veto H.R.

1 if it is passed in its current form. The President will not sign H.R. 1, or any other comp time legislation, unless it adheres to three fundamental principles: (1) real choice for workers; (2.

1 “THE WORKING FAMILIES FLEXIBILITY ACT OF ” (H.R. ) ANOTHER ATTACK ON OVERTIME PAY. AND THE HOUR WORKWEEK. The Working Families Flexibility Act (H.R) (recycled “Comp Time” legislation) would relieve employers of their legal obligation to pay a cash premium for overtime work—if they offer workers.

H.R.also known as the Working Families Flexibility Act, passed in the U.S. House of Representatives recently by a vote of If enacted, the bill would amend a year-old law, the Fair Labor Standards Act of (FLSA), to allow private sector employees earning hourly wages, the option to take comp-time instead of time-and-a-half overtime pay.

H.R. 1, the Working Families Flexibility Act ofwhich sought to amend the FLSA to extend comp time to the private sector. H.R.the Family Time Flexibility Act, which proposed extending comp time to the private sector in H.R.

the Family Friendly Workplace Act, a nearly identical comp-time bill introduced in Get this from a library. Providing for the consideration of H.R.the Working Families Flexibility Act of report (to accompany H.

Res. [United States. Congress. House. Committee on Rules.]. Under H.R. it would be legal to withhold workers' overtime pay for a long time. This would be otherwise a violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

The bill would allow you to undermine the hour workweek by creating a mechanism that allows employees to earn time off to be with their families only if they spend extra time at work. Sponsored by Martha Roby R-Ala. Introduced to the House on Feb.

16, -- (This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on May 2, The summary of that version is repeated here.) Working Families Flexibility Act of (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of to authorize employers to provide. The Administration supports H.R.the Working Families Flexibility Act of H.R.

would amend the Fair Labor Standards Act. SUBCOMMITTEE ON WORKFORCE PROTECTIONS hearing at a.m. in room Rayburn House Office Building. H.R.Working Families Flexibility Act of