The employee requests compensatory time
olV in writing in lieu of overtime pay;
Patricia Paiz, another officer who tried to use compensatory time
for FMLA leave after the birth of her child, was also informed by Vigil that her records would be changed to reflect the use of sick leave.
As a way of addressing this concern, Harris County, Texas proposed to schedule employees to use or take compensatory time
, thus reducing its levels of accrued compensatory time
The Court, rejecting the deputies argument, reasoned that once a "comp time" agreement was reached between the employer and employee, the FLSA only provided a "minimal guarantee that an employee will be able to make some use of compensatory time
when he requests to use it.
First, it was concerned that the county lacked the resources to pay overtime costs to employees who worked hours in excess of the statutory compensatory time
Those provisions permit such employees to receive compensatory time
instead of overtime pay; for each hour of work that would qualify for overtime pay, employees receive 1 1/2 hours of compensatory time
Owners and executives also should be concerned about plans and schemes that provide for compensatory time
or "banking" of time for use as time off in a later pay period.
If passed into law, this act would provide employees with the choice of compensatory time
off rather than taking overtime pay.
For example, a rumor arises that the workers want compensatory time
for Involuntary overtime.
It also wants to resist providing compensatory time
to faculty who supervise in-school religious events.
Republicans in Congress have been trumpeting a series of "family-friendly" amendments to the Fair Labor Standards Act, including a proposal to allow workers to take an hour and a half of paid compensatory time
off in lieu of receiving standard overtime wage rates, for every hour that they work overtime.
In lieu of money, workers could bank up to 240 hours of compensatory time
to be taken later, with the bosses not being allowed to apply any pressure or inducements.