H. Rept. 115-101 1 (2017-04-28)

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                     115TH CONGRESS                                           REPORT
                        1st Session     HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES              115-101

                            WORKING FAMILIES FLEXIBILITY ACT OF 2017

                      APRIL 28, 2017.-Committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of
                                         the Union and ordered to be printed

                       Ms. Foxx, from the Committee on Education and the Workforce,
                                           submitted the following


                                                 together with

                                              MINORITY VIEWS

                                              [To accompany H.R. 1180]

                               [Including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office]

                       The Committee on Education and the Workforce, to whom was
                     referred the bill (H.R. 1180) to amend the Fair Labor Standards
                     Act of 1938 to provide compensatory time for employees in the pri-
                     vate sector, having considered the same, report favorably thereon
                     with an amendment and recommend that the bill as amended do
                       The amendment is as follows:
                       Strike all after the enacting clause and insert the following:
                     SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
                       This Act may be cited as the Working Families Flexibility Act of 2017.
                     SEC. 2. COMPENSATORY TIME.
                       Section 7 of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (29 U.S.C. 207) is amended by
                     adding at the end the following:
                          (1) GENERAL RULE.-An employee may receive, in accordance with this sub-
                        section and in lieu of monetary overtime compensation, compensatory time off
                        at a rate not less than one and one-half hours for each hour of employment for
                        which overtime compensation is required by this section.
                          (2) CONDITIONS.-An employer may provide compensatory time to employees
                        under paragraph (1) only if such time is provided in accordance with-
                              (A) applicable provisions of a collective bargaining agreement between
                            the employer and the labor organization that has been certified or recog-
                            nized as the representative of the employees under applicable law; or
                              (B) in the case of an employee who is not represented by a labor organi-
                            zation that has been certified or recognized as the representative of such

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