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Connecticut Passes Law Requiring Two Hours of Unpaid Voting Leave

Posted by Robin B. Kallor | Jul 12, 2021 | 0 Comments

Lamont recently signed a law requiring that employers give two hours of unpaid time off as voting leave, Effective immediately until June 30, 2024. Specifically, employer shall grant to (1) each employee in the case of a state election, or (2) each employee who is an elector in the case of any special election for United States senator, representative in Congress, state senator or state representative, two hours unpaid time off from such employee's regularly scheduled work on the day of any such election, for the purpose of voting at such election during the hours of voting specified in accordance with state law. In order to be granted such leave, the employee must request it not less than two working days prior to such election.

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