With upcoming elections, now is a good time to review your state’s laws covering allowable time off for voting. Laws on providing employees time off to vote vary by state, but many include:
- Requiring the leave to be paid.
- Requiring employees to give certain advance notice about their absence.
- Allowing employers to designate the hours during which employees can be absent to vote.
Please click here for a state-by-state breakdown of leave laws allowing employees to take time off to vote.