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Time Off for Voting Rules in Wyoming

Filed under Managing the Workplace. Fact checked on May 25, 2012.

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Wyoming employers must provide employees with time off to vote in accordance with these state rules.

In Wyoming, at the employer's convenience, the employee may be absent between the opening and closing of polls to vote.

Paid time off rules: Time off to vote is time off without deduction from pay, provided the employee casts a vote.

Amount of time off allowed: An employee is allowed to take up to one hour, outside of the employee's meal time, to vote, unless the polls are open three or more consecutive non-working hours.

Employer penalty for violation: Fine up to $1,000 and/or county jail up to 6 months.

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