Get out the Vote – Your Employees’ Rights to Vote

Election Day is almost upon us – Tuesday, November 6, 2018.

Most every state has laws protecting the rights of people to vote.  In Oklahoma, employees have the right to have time off of work – if needed – so they may cast their vote.  You need to understand those rights so you are prepared.

Oklahoma employers cannot penalize an employee (who is a registered voter) with loss of wages or of benefits and cannot cause an employee to suffer any adverse employment action for exercising her right to vote.

How and when must an employee make a request?  Continue reading