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Do your employees require time off to vote?

Under the Canada Elections Act, all Canadian employers (with some limited exceptions in the transportation industry) must ensure their employees have 3 consecutive hours free from work during opening hours for polls on election day.

 

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It’s federal election day

Employers must remember that employees are entitled to three hours away from work to vote today. According to…

 

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Employers’ obligations at federal election time and risk of non-compliance

There have been some advance polls, but May 2, 2011, is the official day when Canadians (hopefully more than predicted) will be voting in the federal election. Do you know what duties you have as an employer?

 

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