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Time off for Voting

An employer is required to give their employee up to 3 successive hours to vote each election day, no matter the size of the employer or the type of the business. The employee is required to notify the employer before election day that they intend to be absent to vote, and the employer gets to decide the time of the day that the employee is excused to vote.

An employer may deduct the time lost from the employee's pay, but may not in any other way discipline or penalize the employee for this absence.

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