4.15 Time Off for Voting

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Employees are expected to vote during non-working hours, as the polls in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts are open beyond the hours of most normal work schedules. However, an employee who is unable to vote during non-working hours may request, in advance, time off up to a maximum of two hours to vote, which may be granted on a leave without pay basis. Alternatively, the time may be made up at a mutually agreeable time at the discretion of the supervisor. Such make-up time may not incur overtime expense.