Some Corporate Travel Providers Join The Fray Over New Voting Laws

Growing activism around controversial laws passed in recent weeks and seen by many as restricting voting prompted hundreds of business leaders across the country to condemn voter suppression. Some corporate travel service providers were among them, including American Airlines, American Express, Delta Air Lines, JetBlue, Lyft, Marriott, Mastercard, SAP Concur, Uber and United Airlines.

Pro-voting activists operating at national and state levels turned up the pressure on U.S. businesses, calling on influential executives to sign statements opposing voting restrictions filed in state legislatures. Separate petitions convey varying levels of condemnation and varying degrees of specificity . . .

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Author: Michael Antrobus

Michael Antrobus reported from 1991 to 2005 on local, state and federal government, the courts, education and business at daily and weekly newspapers and business journals. He served from 2007 to 2020 as director of public relations and content creation at BCD Travel. He holds a bachelor’s degree in English and philosophy from Boston College and a master’s degree in journalism from Louisiana State University. More on LinkedIn.
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