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Can you substitute comp time for overtime pay?

Q. Like a lot of retailers, we make most of our money in three to four months of the year. My company employs about 15 workers. Most of these employees are part time, but some are full time. I attended a seminar recently where the leader said you could not offer compensation time to full-time workers. If I can’t do this, it would severely limit my ability to employ full-time staff. Can you help me better understand if I can or cannot offer comp time to my full-time employees?

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