Election Requirements for Employers in Minnesota

There’s an election coming up on Tuesday, November 4, 2014.  Here are the two things that employers in Minnesota need to know about the upcoming election:

  1. Voting Leave: Minnesota law permits employees to take voting leave “for the time necessary to appear at the employee’s polling place, cast a ballot, and return to work on the day of that election.”  For more information about voting leave, click here.
  1. Election Judge Leave: Minnesota law permits certain employees who serve as election judges to be absent from work for the purpose of serving as an election judge without penalty.  For more information about election judge leave, click here.

About Michael Miller

Michael is a Chambers-rated attorney in Briggs and Morgan's Employment, Benefits, and Labor group and is head of the firm’s Employment Law Counseling and Compliance practice group. He has 25 years experience counseling employers to prevent unwanted litigation and advises companies of ongoing changes in federal, state and local employment law. Michael advises employers in all areas of employment law including discipline and discharge, leaves of absence, wage and hour compliance, non-compete and confidentiality agreements, affirmative action plans, background checking, and drug/alcohol testing. For Michael's full bio, click here.

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