The ability to offer compensatory time
in lieu of money would be a useful tool to help employers manage their cash flow.
The employer and employee must sign a written agreement, or be subject to a collective bargaining agreement, permitting compensatory time
off before the work is performed;
When Cynthia Orr became pregnant, she arranged with a supervisor to use accrued compensatory time
and vacation leave after the birth and to work some part-time hours.
The use of compensatory time
creates a potential financial liability for an agency.
The supplement analyzes the latest legal developments, including what constitutes compensable work time; compensatory time
issues involving public sector employees; the production/administrative dichotomy applied to the administrative exemption; whether IT staff meet the computer professional exemption; when meal periods are compensable; and under what circumstances a federal district court will issue a notice to putative opt-in plaintiffs.
HR 1119, the Family Time Flexibility Act would amend the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and allow employees to receive compensatory time
off in place of overtime pay.
The agreement, that arose from the joint NUT-NASUWT 'Cover to Contract' Action, means teachers will be given compensatory time
off, by reducing their teaching timetable when supply teachers are available.
The agreement - which arose from the joint NUT-NASUWT Cover to Contract Action - means teachers who cover extra classes will be given compensatory time
off when supply teachers are available.
Remember this often overlooked point: Compensatory time
can be provided to offset overtime hours only if it is offered and taken in the same workweek during which the extra hours are worked.
Among the most popular are compensatory time
off and overtime; a "bonus at manager's discretion" is also a common approach, especially after short-term spikes in call volume.
The law also states that "an employee who has accrued compensatory time
98-1167) when it ruled that "nothing in the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) prohibits a public employer from compelling the use of compensatory time
," in lieu of paying overtime to the employee.
The Supreme Court has agreed to resolve a conflict among the Circuit Courts of Appeals regarding whether a public employer who is covered by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) has the authority to require employees to use accrued compensatory time
off at the employer's discretion.
In some cases, employees were improperly being paid straight time or being given compensatory time
for hours that should have been paid at time and one-half.
If passed into law, this act would provide employees with the choice of compensatory time
off rather than taking overtime pay.