Workplace Word® - Get Out the Vote! A Reminder to Employers Regarding Mandatory Time Off for Voting


by David P. Williams

Key topics in this issue of the Workplace Word include:

  • Employers should encourage their employees to vote, but may need to provide time off to do so, even in off-year elections;
  • Most states require employers to provide at least some accommodation to their employees who wish to vote but have difficulty doing so because of their work schedule; and
  • In certain circumstances, employers may be required to give paid leave to employees who wish to vote.

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