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Partner Erin Mindoro Featured in Election Day Avvo Guide for Employer Rules in California

(filed under: In The News | November 8, 2016)

For Election Day, Partner Erin Mindoro explains the important rules surrounding time off for voting and Election Day in the State of California. Says Erin, “California Elections Code section 14000 requires employers to give paid time off for employees who do not have enough time outside of normal working hours. Section 14000(b) allows for up to two hours of paid time off to allow employees to vote. Absent an agreement with the employer, the employee must either take the time at either the beginning or end of the working shift — “whichever allows the most free time for voting and the least time off from the regular working shift.” Cal. Elec. Code 14000(b).” Read more…