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Time Off To Vote

New Hampshire12

Time off to vote is subject to the employer. New Hampshire state law does not require employers to grant time off to vote for employees.

Nevada12

Employers must grant employees up to three hours paid leave to vote, unless polls are open three consecutive hours before or after regular working shift. Employees must request this time prior to Election Day, and the employer may specify when during the working day employees may take time off.

Michigan Time Off to Vote

Time off to vote is subject to the employer. Michigan law does not require employers to grant time off to vote for employees.

Nebraska12

Employers must grant employees from one to two hours paid leave to vote, unless polls are open two consecutive hours before or after regular working shift. Employees must request this time prior to Election Day, and the employer may specify when during the working day employees may take time off.

Montana12

Time off to vote is subject to the employer. Montana state law does not require employers to grant time off to vote for employees.

Missouri12

Employers must grant employees up to three hours paid leave to vote, unless polls are open three consecutive hours before or after regular working shift. Employees must request this time prior to Election Day, and the employer may specify when during the working day employees may take time off.

Mississippi12

Time off to vote is subject to the employer. Mississippi law does not require employers to grant time off to vote for employees.

Minnesota12

Employees are allowed to take time off to vote during the mornings of election days. This time off should be treated as paid leave.

Maryland Time Off to Vote

Employers must grant employees up to two hours of paid leave to vote, unless polls are open 2 hours before or after regular working shift, or if employee has sufficient time to vote on his/her own. Employees must provide proof that they cast their vote to receive compensation for time off.

Kentucky12

Employers must allow employees up to 4 hours paid leave to vote during their regular work shift. This time is unpaid unless specified otherwise by the employer.

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