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Comp Time For Civilian Fire Department Employees

Today’s burning question: Is a fire department secretary entitled to comp time? Admittedly she is a fire department employee, but she is a civilian employee of the city. Answer: First of all, no one is “entitled” to comp time, not even firefighters. The FLSA permits public employers to allow employees to accrue and use comp time.

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Pelham Firefighters Claim FLSA Violation

Firefighters in Pelham, Alabama have filed a lawsuit against the department alleging that their work schedule violates the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The act requires that firefighters who work more than 52 hours per week, or on average more ...

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