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Twitter gives workers day off to vote in national elections

This April 26, 2017, file photo shows the Twitter app on a mobile phone in Philadelphia. Photo: AP/Matt Rourke, File. This April 26, 2017, file photo shows the Twitter app on a mobile phone in Philadelphia.

Associated Press
Created: June 23, 2020 01:03 PM

Twitter says it will give its U.S. employees Election Day off going forward and employees around the world paid time off to vote in national elections.

The San Francisco company said that if employees don't have enough time to vote outside of working hours in their country, it it will compensate them for the time it takes to do so.

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