Senate Bill 1043
116th Congress(2019-2020)
Working Families Flexibility Act of 2019
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on Apr 4, 2019
Overview
Text
Sponsor
Introduced
Apr 4, 2019
Latest Action
Apr 4, 2019
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
1043
Congress
116
Policy Area
Labor and Employment
Labor and Employment
Primary focus of measure is matters affecting hiring and composition of the workforce, wages and benefits, labor-management relations; occupational safety, personnel management, unemployment compensation. Measures concerning public-sector employment may fall under Government Operations and Politics policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Utah
North Dakota
Arkansas
Indiana
Louisiana
Mississippi
Mississippi
Missouri
Missouri
Arkansas
Oklahoma
Pennsylvania
South Carolina
South Dakota
South Dakota
Wisconsin
Wyoming
No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

Working Families Flexibility Act of 2019

This bill revises requirements for the receipt of compensatory time off for private sector employees.

Specifically, the bill

  • authorizes private employers to provide compensatory time off to their employees at a rate of one and one-half hours for each hour of employment for which overtime compensation is required,
  • prohibits an employee from accruing more that 160 hours of compensatory time,
  • requires an employer to give their employees a 30-day notice before discontinuing compensatory time,
  • prohibits an employer from interfering with an employee's right to or not request compensatory time off in lieu of payment of overtime compensation or from requiring an employee to use such compensatory time, and
  • imposes penalties on employers who violate the compensatory time requirements set forth by this bill.
Text (1)
Actions (2)
04/04/2019
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
04/04/2019
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Apr 5, 2019 4:42:09 AM
Updated
Sep 18, 2020 7:00:11 PM