WASHINGTON, D.C. | April 25, 2013
Between work, doctor’s appointments, baseball games, school, and time with the kids, juggling daily responsibilities can be overwhelming. In order to help more Americans balance the demands of work and family, House Republicans are advancing the Working Families Flexibility Act of 2013 (H.R. 1406). This commonsense legislation allows private-sector employers to offer workers the choice of paid time off, or ‘comp time,’ in lieu of cash wages for overtime hours worked. Public-sector workers have enjoyed this flexibility for nearly 30 years and it’s time private-sector workers had the same opportunity.
A new infographic highlights just a few ways workers might use comp time to find better work-life balance:
To learn more about the Working Families Flexibility Act of 2013, visit edworkforce.house.gov/YourTime.
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