(10 ILCS 5/14-4.5)
Time off from work to serve as election judge.
appointed as an election judge under Section 13-1 or 13-2 may, after giving his
employer at least 20 days' written notice, be absent from his or her place of
work for the
purpose of serving as an election judge. An employer may not penalize an
that absence other than a deduction in salary for the time the employee was
his or her place of employment. An employer may not require an employee to use earned vacation time or any form of paid leave time to serve as an election judge.
This Section does not apply to an employer with fewer than 25 employees.
An employer with more than 25 employees
shall not be required to permit more than 10% of the employees to be absent
under this Section on the same election day.
(Source: P.A. 98-691, eff. 7-1-14.)