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
- 22:18 Dallas County Sheriff's Association endorses Gov. Greg Abbott
- 20:56 Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen providing info in Mueller probe
- 19:01 Suburban women wrestle with Kavanaugh allegations
- 16:00 Melania Trump announces restoration of Blue Room furniture
- 15:10 The Latest: US identifies remains of 2 Korean War soldiers
- 14:56 Trump to address drugs, nuclear weapons in UN speeches
- 06:53 Political boot camp for women? One Texas university is working on it