All Information (Except Text) for S.624 - Workplace Flexibility Act107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Gregg, Judd [R-NH] (Introduced 03/27/2001)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 03/27/2001 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (All Actions)|
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Short Titles - Senate
Short Titles as Introduced
Workplace Flexibility Act
Official Titles - Senate
Official Titles as Introduced
A bill to amend the Fair Labor standards Act of 1938 to provide to private sector employees the same opportunities for time-and-a-half compensatory time off and biweekly work programs as Federal employees currently enjoy to help balance the demands and needs of work and family, to clarify the provisions relating to exemptions of certain professionals from minimum wage and overtime requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, and for other purposes.
Actions Overview (1)
|03/27/2001||Introduced in Senate|
All Actions (2)
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (text of measure as introduced: CR S2990-2992)
Action By: Senate
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S2989-2990, S2992)
Action By: Senate
|Sen. Hutchison, Kay Bailey [R-TX]*||03/27/2001|
|Sen. Hutchinson, Tim [R-AR]||06/29/2001|
|Sen. McConnell, Mitch [R-KY]||07/12/2001|
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|Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions||03/27/2001||Referred to|
Subject — Policy Area:
One Policy Area term, which best describes an entire measure, is assigned to every public bill or resolution.
- Business records
- Civil actions and liability
- Collective bargaining agreements
- Congressional employees
- Employee rights
- Employers' liability
- Flexible work hours
- Government paperwork
- Government publicity
- Hours of labor
- Wage restitution
Latest Summary (1)
Shown Here:Workplace Flexibility Act - Amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide workplace flexibility options for: (1) time-and-a-half compensatory time off; and (2) biweekly work programs (allowing up to ten hours more than 40 hours of work in one week and correspondingly less in the other). Requires, with respect to such compensatory time and biweekly work programs, that employee participation be voluntary, and that collective bargaining agreements be honored. Sets forth: (1) procedures for employer discontinuance of, or employee withdrawal from, certain of such programs; and (2) prohibitions against coercion.
Introduced in Senate (03/27/2001)
Amends the Federal bankruptcy code to grant third priority (allowed unsecured claims for wages, salaries, or commissions) in bankruptcy proceedings to claims relating to compensatory time off.
Amends the Congressional Accountability Act to provide congressional employees with such options for compensatory time and biweekly work programs.