Roundup: US employer resources on employee voting rights/trends

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With the election approaching on Nov. 3, 2020, many employers are reviewing existing time-off polices or implementing new policies to enable employees to participate in election-related activities. While federal law does not require employers to give employees time off to vote, many state laws do. Additionally, the COVID-19 pandemic has enhanced safety concerns. To help employers address the related issues, this roundup provides links to some general information about voting rights and trends from organizations, government websites, third-party resources and news articles. 

Federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

State law resources

Multi-state resources

Individual state resources

Company initiatives

Stephanie Rosseau
by Stephanie Rosseau

Principal, Mercer’s Law & Policy Group

Fiona Webster
by Fiona Webster

Principal, Mercer’s Law & Policy Group

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