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California law (Cal. Elec. Code 14000) requires employers to allow employees to take time off work to vote or participate in jury duty.
Employers are prohibited from disciplining or firing an employee who takes time off work to vote.
Time off work for voting: Up to 2 hours at beginning or end of shift, whichever gives employee most time to vote and takes least time off work.
Time off not required if: Employee has sufficient time to vote during non-work time.
Time off is paid: Yes (up to 2 hours).
Employee must request leave in advance: 2 working days before election.
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