Marriott, Starbucks back bipartisan effort to boost employee voting
WASHINGTON — It is an intriguing notion: Does your employer have a duty to help you get involved in politics?
The Bipartisan Policy Center is launching an effort to organize large companies and non-profits to mobilize their employees to register, vote and even volunteer at polling places.
The effort kicks off with two huge employers as charter members — Starbucks and Marriott.
The BPC effort begins with the partners embracing a set of principles, including one that declares a corporate duty to help employees participate in politics: "Enterprises of all shapes and sizes have an... read more
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