Title: Compensatory Time Bill
Vote Smart's Synopsis:
Vote to pass a bill that allows workers to collect compensatory time off in lieu of overtime pay from employers.
- Sets the minimum compensatory time off rate at 1 1/2 hours per hour worked.
- Excludes employees who have worked less than 1000 hours in a 12 month period of continuous employment from qualifying for compensatory time off.
- Prohibits employees from collecting more than 160 hours of compensatory time off annually.
- Bans employers from intimidating, threatening, or coercing an employee to use compensatory time or to request compensatory time off in lieu of payment.