Work & Family Policy Database
Flexible Work Week
Subject: Flexible Work Schedules
Bill: H.B. 1145
Sponsor: Haynes (D)
Date Introduced and Referred to Committee on Ways and Means: 02/10/2012
Committee Hearing: 03/09/2012
Summary: Eligible employers may claim an income tax credit for the cost of providing a flexible work week to workers, up to $100 per participating worker or $5000 total annually. A participating worker must work a flexible work week for at least three months during the taxable year. A flexible work week is defined as either four ten-hour days per week or nine nine-hour days every two weeks.
This database provides short summaries of bills and statutes. The summaries are not intended to constitute legal advice. To find out how laws relate to your particular situation, you must contact a lawyer who specializes in employees’ rights, the Labor Department’s Wage and Hour Division (1-866-4USWAGE), your state labor department and/or your union.