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Voting Leave Laws - Are You Prepared for November 4th?

Andrea Akins
by Andrea Akins on October 31, 2014

Elections are just a few days away, and everyone should exercise their right to vote. Depending on whether your state has enacted a voting leave law, some employers may be required to pay employees for the time they take off to vote. Most states require time off pay only if the employees don’t have sufficient time to vote before or after the workday. Keep in mind that while not all states require pay for leave to vote, employers nationwide are prohibited from deducting from the pay of exempt employees for partial day absences.

If you are wondering what voting laws pertain to you, click here for an overview of the State-by-State Voting Leave Laws.


Andrea Akins
Andrea Akins

Andrea Akins, Digital Marketing Manager for FrankCrum, has over 15 years of experience in marketing communications, including content development and management for websites, email and social media, in addition to major trade show coordination for Fortune 100 companies. She develops and manages content on multiple online marketing outlets at FrankCrum. Andrea enjoys singing in her church choir, volunteering, acting and is currently on the marketing committee for the Tampa Bay Theatre Festival.