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Providing for the consideration of H.R. 1, the Working Families Flexibility Act of 1997

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Rules.

Providing for the consideration of H.R. 1, the Working Families Flexibility Act of 1997

report (to accompany H. Res. 99).

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Rules.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Abortion -- Finance -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Overtime -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Collective bargaining -- United States,
  • Labor laws and legislation -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesReport / 105th Congress, 1st session, House of Representatives -- 105-31.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination9 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17804734M
    OCLC/WorldCa36963876

    On Ap the House Education and the Workforce Committee approved a bill from Representative Martha Roby (R-AL), H.R. , the Working Families Flexibility Act of , by a party-line vote of.


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Res. 99). [United States. Congress. House. Committee on Rules.]. H.R. 1 (th). To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of to provide compensatory time for employees in the private sector.

Ina database of bills in the U. 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women find it increasingly difficult to balance work and family responsibilities, their employers are often hampered by outdated federal law in their attempts to accomodate employee requests for more flexibility in the Working Families Flexibility Act of 1997 book schedules.

Providing for the consideration of H.R. 1, the Working Families Flexibility Act of report (to accompany H. Res. 99). By United States. 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.

house report on providing for consideration of the bill (h.r. ) to amend the fair labor standards act of to provide compensatory time for employees in the private sector; providing for proceedings during the period from may 5,through ; and for other purposes.

The House passed the measure by a vote of It will now be sent to the Senate for further Providing for the consideration of H.R.

1. Working Families Flexibility Act: Allows employers to offer employees a choice between cash wages and comp time for overtime hours worked. Employees who want to receive cash wages would continue to do so.

H.R. amends the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) to give private-sector employees the option of selecting compensatory time off in lieu of cash for overtime wages. An employee will be able to choose, based upon a voluntary agreement with his or her employer, to have his or her overtime compensated with paid time off.

The Administration supports H.R. the Working Families Flexibility Act of H.R. would amend the Fair Labor Standards Act. The House of Representatives recently passed the Working Families Flexibility Act of Should the bill also pass in the Senate, the White House has announced that President Trump’s advisers plan to recommend he sign it into law.

What is the Working Families Flexibility Act. If this bill becomes law, it will amend the Fair Labor Standards Act and. (1) data concerning the extent to which employers provide compensatory time pursuant to section 7(s) of the Fair Labor Standards Act ofas added by this Act, and.

Washington, D.C. – 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.

brief summary of provisions of resolution The resolution provides for the consideration of H.R. the ``Working Families Flexibility Act of '' under a modified open rule. The rule provides one hour of general debate divided equally between the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Economic and Educational Opportunities.

business advocacy organization, I am writing in support of H.R.the Working Families Flexibility Act. This legislation provides additional workplace flexibility by extending the benefits of compensatory time to small business owners and employees.

NFIB supports legislation to remove obstacles that prevent employers from providing increased. Excess of 80 hours. The employer may provide monetary compensation for an employee’s unused compensatory time in excess of 80 hours at any time after giving the employee at least 30 days notice.

Such compensation shall be provided at the rate prescribed by paragraph (6). 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   H.R.

amends the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) to give private-sector employees the option of selecting compensatory time off in lieu of cash for overtime wages. An employee will be able to choose, based upon a voluntary agreement with his or her employer.

Does H.R. the Working Families Flexibility Act ofgive workers flexibility in trading overtime for comp time. Or does it further erode protections previously given to America’s Author: Diana Reese.

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. R 1st U.S. House of Representatives 54 H RES 99 On Agreeing to the Resolution YEA-AND-NAY Passed Mar PM Providing for the consideration of H.R. 1, Working Families Flexibility Act Party Yeas Nays Answered “Present” Not Voting Republican 2 0 2 Democratic 7 0 6 Independent 0 1 0 0 Totals 0 8 Abercrombie Nay.

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.

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.

House Session, Part 1. Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules: 1) H.R. - Business Risk Mitigation and Price Stabilization. Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. ) to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of to provide compensatory time for employees in the private sector; providing for proceedings during the period from May 5,through ; and for other purposes.

1. 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. H.R. was passed by the House, as amended, on Jbut was not acted on by the Senate prior to the adjournment of the th Congress.

TH CONGRESS On January 7,Representative Cass Ballenger introduced H.R. 1, the Working Families Flexibility Act, with 40 original co-sponsors. The Subcommittee on Workforce Protections held. 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.

H.R.Working Families Flexibility Act of Ap H.R. would amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of to provide compensatory time for employees in the private sector. In lieu of overtime pay, employees could receive compensatory time off at a rate of not less than one and one-half hours for each hour of employment.

H R 1: On Agreeing to the Amendment: A: Boyd of Florida amendment: Mar: H R 1: On Agreeing to the Amendment: A: Goodling Amendments (en bloc) Mar: H RES On Agreeing to the Resolution: P: Providing for the consideration of H.R. 1, Working Families Flexibility Act: Mar: H R On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as.

Working Families Flexibility Act of (H.R) Passed. Details This bill will amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of to provide compensatory time for employees in the private sector.

Compensatory time is an arrangement where eligible employees may take time off (at a later date) instead of receiving overtime pay. Book TV Weekends on C-SPAN2; House Session, Part 1; House Session, Part 2; More Videos. A resolution providing for the consideration of H.R.

- Working Families Flexibility Act of. The “Working Families Flexibility Act” helps workers handle the constant challenge of work-life balance by allowing private-sector employers to offer all individuals who work overtime to choose between monetary compensation or comp-time.

Particularly for families, the law would help alleviate the difficulties of juggling work, home, kids. Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act of report together with dissenting views (to accompany H.R. ) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office).

Providing for the consideration of H.R. 1, the Working Families Flexibility Act of report (to accompany H. Res. 99). Providing for consideration of H.R.Child. H.R. Working Families Flexibility Act of To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of to provide compensatory time for employees in the private sector.

The Flexibility for Working Families Act (H.R.S. ) would authorize an employee to request a change in the terms or conditions of employment relating to: (1) the number of hours the employee is required to work; (2) the times when the employee is required to work or be on call for work; (3) where the employee is required to work; or.

Res. Senate Amendment to H.R. 1—An Act to provide for reconciliation pursuant to titles II and V of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year [Tax Cuts and Jobs Act] H. Res. Conference Report to Accompany H.R. 1—Tax Cuts and Jobs Act; H.R. —Systemic Risk Designation Improvement Act of ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 8, — The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) praises the passage of the Working Families Flexibility Act today by the U.S.

House of Representatives. H.R. the Working Families Flexibility Act ofwould provide private-sector nonexempt employees more control by offering them the choice of paid time off or wages for overtime hours worked. On May 7,the House will consider H.R.

the Working Families Flexibility Act ofunder a rule. H.R. was introduced on April 9, by Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) and has cosponsors. H.R. was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, marked up on Apand ordered to be reported by a.

Working Families Flexibility Act of Jul: H R Motion to Instruct Conferees: P: Small Business Job Protection Act of Jul: H CON RES On Agreeing to the Resolution: P: Providing for an Adjounment of Both Houses: Jul: H RES On Agreeing to the Resolution: P: Providing for consideration of H.R.

The American workforce has changed dramatically over the years, and the needs of workers in the 21st century have changed as well. Yet workers are held back by outdated federal workforce rules from the s. That’s why the House today passed the Working Families Flexibility Act of (H.R.

). Reference: Working Families Flexibility Act; Bill H.R; vote number HV on Apr 9, Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. Congressional Summary: Revises the formula for Tier-1 amounts a state credits to an applicant's emergency unemployment compensation account.The bills of the th United States Congress list includes proposed federal laws that were introduced in the th United States Congress lasted from January 3, to January 3, The United States Congress is the bicameral legislature of the federal government of the United States consisting of two houses: the lower house known as the .