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News | Apr 25, 2017

How ‘The Working Families Flexibility Act’ Will Affect Workers Rights

On April 3rd, 2017, the Economic Policy Institute published an article on the newly proposed Working Families Flexibility Act (WFFA). The act would amend the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) to “allow private-sector employers to “compensate” hourly workers with compensatory time off in lieu of overtime pay.” Employee-side attorneys and employee rights activists argue the WFFA would actually reduce worker income, allow employers to avoid paying their employees overtime, and give employers the right to control comp time.

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