Getting Out The Vote

Law360, New York (October 29, 2010, 11:48 AM EDT) -- With the arrival of mid-term elections, it's important to understand the nuances of employee voting rights laws from state to state. While these laws vary in each state, they generally require employers to give employees time off to vote if the polls aren’t open two or three hours outside the employee’s regular shift. Some of these states require that employers pay employees for time off while they are voting. Some states require employees to request time off from their employers in advance. Some states have no...
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