Last week, by a vote of 8-6, the House Education and Workforce Subcommittee approved legislation meant to provide more workplace flexibility. H.R. 1119, the Family Time Flexibility Act, would amend the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and allow employees to receive compensatory time off in place of overtime pay. House supporters say the bill gives workers more flexibility in their work schedule. Organizations around the country are weighing in on the legislation’s merits. On March 12, Houston Williams spoke to the House subcommittee on behalf of the U.S.