Voting Leave Notice Must Be Posted

California requires employers to post a notice informing employees of their right to voting leave. Employers should post the notice in a conspicuous location at least 10 days before a state or national election. The notice covers the basic voting leave rights for employees, which include the following:

  • Employees are eligible for paid time off for voting only if they do not have sufficient time outside of working hours to vote;
  • Employees may take as much time as they need, but they’ll be paid for a maximum of two hours;
  • An employer may require employees to give advance notice that they will need to take time off for voting;
  • An employer may require employees to take this time off at the beginning or end of their shift.
    The notice can be downloaded here.

Questions?
Vital Signs Insurance Services, Inc.
PO Box 6360
Folsom, CA 95630
Phone: (916) 496-8750
Email: info@vitalsignsinsurance.com
Fax: (916) 496-8754

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