What’s the law with respect to employees’ time-off for voting?

The Elections and Boundaries Commission wishes to bring to the attention of ALL employers and employees, the provisions relating to time-off for voting as stipulated in the Representation of the People Act, Chapter 2:01.

According to Election Rule 28, every employer shall permit each elector in his employment, to be absent from his work on polling day, during the hours of the poll for TWO HOURS in addition to the normal mid-day meal hour.

For more information, please see our flyer in the link below.

Time off for Voting

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