Employee Voting Leave in Ohio

In Ohio, it is unlawful to discharge an employee or threaten to discharge an employee because the employee takes off a reasonable time to vote on an election day.

Paid time off rules. The Ohio Attorney General has construed the time off to vote law to require that pay for voting time is limited to salaried employees.

Employer Penalty for Violation. Discharge or threat of discharge prohibited; fine of $50 to $500.