Office of Human Resources
CUNY will provide up to 3 hours of paid leave for the purpose of voting in most local or federal elections, to employees who are registered to vote. This leave can be taken at the beginning or the end of the work day.
Employees who need time off to vote must notify their supervisor at least two (2) working days prior to the Election Day. Employees requesting leave under this policy should comply with the following requirements:
- Notify your supervisor at least two (2) working days prior to the Election Day.
- Coordinate the time off with your supervisor (i.e., arrive up to three hours late or leave work three hours early) prior to the Election Day to ensure as little disruption as possible in the flow of work.
- Time off for voting should be reported and coded appropriately on timekeeping records. For Electronic Central Timekeeping, please use the Leave Type for Voting-VTE.
Below please find CUNY’s official notice:
Time to Vote on Election Day
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