Time Off to Vote: Your Employee Rights

By Admin on October 27, 2008 | Last updated on March 21, 2019

Does your employer allow you to take time off from work to go to the polls and vote? Is your company legally required to provide such time off, according to your state's laws? And if so, is time off to vote considered paid time off? Just in time for November 4th, get up-to-date information on voters' rights to time off on Election Day, with FindLaw's State-by-State Employee Time Off to Vote Laws, compiled in partnership with JustVote.org.

An important tool for American voters looking for information on their legal voting rights as employees, State-by-State Employee Time Off to Vote Laws is easy to understand, with key information to help voters make it to the polls on November 4, including downloadable posters outlining employees' rights to take time off to cast their ballots. This feature is part of the "Voting Rights Law" content in FindLaw's Special Edition: Election 2008. Additional features include State-by-State Absentee and Early Voting Laws, State-by-State Voter Registration Information, State-by-state Voter ID Laws, and State-by-State Voting Systems Information, provided by the Pew Center on the States and the Early Voting Information Center at Reed College.

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