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Time Off To Vote

Florida12

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

District of Columbia12

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

Delaware12

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

Connecticut12

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

Colorado12

Employers must grant employees two hours of paid leave to vote, unless polls are open three hours before or after regular working shift.

Alabama Time Off to Vote

Time off to vote is available for those whose work hours exceed polling place hours. If not, employers are not required to give time off to vote. The necessary time off shall not exceed one hour. Whether this time is paid varies by town.

California12

California law states that private and public employers must give employees time off to vote, unless the employee has two hours of nonworking time available to vote or employee fails to vote. Employees must give proper notice to their employer.

Arkansas12

Employer shall schedule sufficient time on election days so that employees may vote. This time varies by location.

Arizona12

Employors are required to grant three hours of paid leave to vote, unless polls are open three hours before or after work shift.

Alaska12

Employers must allow sufficient paid time off to vote for their employees, unless the employer has at least two consecutive hours to vote before or after his/her work hours.

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