Sections

Weather Forecast

Close
Advertisement

Wisconsin generous in giving time off to vote

Email News Alerts

Election Day is a week from Tuesday and Wisconsinites who cannot vote before or after their jobs are entitled to up to three hours off.

Advertisement

Employers don't have to pay for it, and they can choose the hours. But they must provide the time off to any employee who asks in advance.

The little-known law has been on the books since 1945, and it's one of the most generous in the nation.

Get the full story
Subscribe or Log In

Advertisement
Advertisement