Monthly Archives: June 2013

Jun 14, 2013  |   By Elizabeth Sigler →

Comp Time for Private Sector Employers: Not Yet, But Maybe Soon

The practice of awarding “comp time,” i.e. paid time off in lieu of wages for hours worked in excess of 40, is not currently permitted for private-sector employers. As the Fair Labor Standards Act is currently written, employers must pay employees wages at a rate of 1.5 times their regular rate for all hours over 40 in a week, regardless of an employee’s preference or     Continue reading

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