The argument is [that] employers will coerce their workers to accept comp time
in lieu of cash overtime payments and that those agreements by the workers won't truly be voluntary.
During a hearing on the matter, a male deputy chief admitted using comp time
for FMLA purposes in the past, whereupon Vigil said she would also change his records to reflect sick leave.
An association might assume that it is in the clear if it has appropriately categorized its employees as exempt and nonexempt and eliminated comp time
(or confined it to the specified limits).
There's minimum wage, OSHA's ergonomics rule, expansion of union authority and comp time
, to name a few.
The issue came before the court in a lawsuit brought by 127 sheriff's deputies in Harris County, Texas, who challenged their department's policy of giving bureau commanders the power to decide how and when comp time
Under the 1985 amendments to the FLSA, comp time
can be used instead of overtime provided there is an agreement or understanding between the employer and the employee that comp time
will be granted instead of cash compensation.
Private employers should not use comp time
in lieu of paying non-exempt employees for overtime.
The paper declared the bill to be just a way for employers to cut their wage costs, saying that surveys show most workers would choose pay over comp time
because they need the money.
But if they could "pay" employees with comp time
doled out during slow periods, bosses could extend work weeks with little economic liability and virtually no incentive to hire additional employees.
Nights, weekends, vacations, and comp time
they spent campaigning for AuCoin.
Creating a system, such as a reward line, that offers monetary incentives, comp time
, peer recognition, or company perks, goes a long way in reducing shrinkage.
Prior to Kronos, tracking comp time
balances and calculating overtime were big challenges in payroll.