Voting Accommodation for Employees

Canadians will go to the voting booths on October 21st to elect their federal Member of Parliament. The right to vote is an important public right for which protections have been created to ensure that employees have sufficient time off work to vote. Persons eligible to vote should be aware of their legal rights to […]

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Does My Employer Have to Give Me Time Off to Vote?

Today is a historic election day in the U.S. and, therefore, an opportune time to comment on employee rights with respect to elections in Ontario.  Ontario employees should be aware that, next time there is a Federal or Provincial election, employers are obligated to provide employees with time off work to vote (in certain circumstances). […]

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