Starbucks Is Doing Everything It Can to Make Sure Its Employees Vote

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Quit frothing milk and go register already.
Quit frothing milk and go register already.

Schultz says he got the idea back in February when he asked employees how Starbucks could make a difference both inside and outside of stores this year. One shift supervisor suggested making people "aware of the importance to vote," and a bunch more employees agreed that getting involved in voter registration was a great idea. The letter stresses that the outreach drive is nonpartisan and hopefully about more than just the next White House occupant, since Americans "should participate in all elections, even those for city councils and school boards." To show they’re serious about not taking any excuses on this, Schultz adds the company will even cover the cost of registration or absentee-ballot mailings for employees.

[Politico]

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Schultz says he got the idea back in February when he asked employees how Starbucks could make a difference both inside and outside of stores this year. One shift supervisor suggested making people "aware of the importance to vote," and a bunch more employees agreed that getting involved in voter registration was a great idea. The letter stresses that the outreach drive is nonpartisan and hopefully about more than just the next White House occupant, since Americans "should participate in all elections, even those for city councils and school boards." To show they’re serious about not taking any excuses on this, Schultz adds the company will even cover the cost of registration or absentee-ballot mailings for employees.

[Politico]