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Fines on employers who prevent their employees from exercising their right to vote

Any employer who in contravention of the obligation stipulated in paragraph j) of Article 69 of the Labor Law, prevents their employees from absenting themselves from work on polling day for a reasonable length of time to cast their votes or who applies any sanction to them or reduces their salaries by virtue thereof shall be liable to a fine of two to ten times the statutory monthly minimum wage.