Alaska Statutes Sec. 15.56.100 - Refusal to Allow Employees Time Off

(a) An employer commits the offense of refusal to allow employees time off if the employer refuses to allow an employee time off for the purpose of voting, or if, after allowing the time off, the employer deducts the time from the wages of the employee, except as provided in (b) of this section.

(b) An employee who has two consecutive hours in which to vote, either between the opening of the polls and the beginning of the employee's regular working shift, or between the end of that regular working shift and the close of the polls, is considered to have sufficient time outside of working hours within which to vote.

(c) Refusal to allow employees time off to vote is a violation.

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