Voting and the Workplace — What You Need To Know
Did you know there was an election coming up Nov. 6, between Whatshisface and Whosit, running against him? Discussion about the presidential contest has dominated the media for months, but one place to be wary about delving into politics is in the workplace. Political speech is free speech, but Susan Schoenfeld, senior legal editor for Business & Legal Resources, explains what employers should be aware of regarding communication with employees and enforcement of policies related to political activity.
Speaking of voting, will your company pay you to vote? No, not for your vote, but for your time to get to the polling booth and cast a ballot. Thirty-eight states have voting leave provisions in their laws — check out the BLR map to see if your state is one of them. Happy election day!