Showing 2 posts from October 2016.

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With the presidential election fast-approaching, employers may be wondering whether their employees are entitled to take time off of work to cast a ballot. Even though employees may be voting in a national election, the answer is determined by state law. A majority of states have laws providing for some form of paid or unpaid "voter leave." Michigan, however, is not one of these states. In other words, there is no law in Michigan that requires an employer to allow its employees to leave during the day to vote. Read More ›

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Red state? Blue State? While a few states recognize presidential Election Day as a partial holiday of sorts with paid-time off to vote, Michigan is not among them. Nick Huguelet, an attorney with Nemeth Law, offers employers some do’s and don’ts  guidelines on how to handle voter leave and election related issues in the workplace this election season. Read More ›

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