Employees at several restaurant chains across the US are getting time off to vote this election year. Those who work for the Colorado-based Noodles & Co will get an hour paid, while staffers at Cava get two. Sweetgreen is offering three hours of paid time off on Election Day or for early voting. Those at corporate-owned Yum! Brands locations of KFC, Taco Bell, and Pizza Hut will have time too. Starbucks encourages its staffers to volunteer as poll workers on November 3rd, and is offering $75 Lyft credits for rides to and from polling stations. Those employed by Texas-based chain JuiceLand are getting the entire day off, with founder Matt Shook noting, “Voting to me is more important than being open for business.” I am encouraging everyone to make plans and vote early!
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