The issue of comp time has led to many formal grievances, and
it's no wonder why. There is a lot of confusion about the law
regarding comp time.
NJLawman.com assembled this section which lays out the Federal law
regarding comp time in an easy-to-navigate format.
We also have the text of the case Garcia vs. San Antonio Metro
Transit Authority or as its more commonly know, Garcia.
A word of caution, though. Do not file any grievance, action,
or suit solely based on the information you see here. Consult a qualified labor attorney. Local contracts, municipality rules
and regulations, and state laws are also relevant to such a discussion
and should be considered prior to any filings.
The largest body of law regarding comp time falls under the Code of
Federal Regulation or CFR. The CFR is a set of 50 separate titles
each covering a different area ranging from elections to energy to
Title 29 covers Labor. Under Part 553 of Chapter V of Title 29,
there are fourteen subparts where much of the law regarding comp time
Also see the Fair Labor and Standards Act.