On November 3rd, White Castle restaurants across the US will be closed from 7am until 11am so that all employees have ample time to go and cast their ballots for the 2020 presidential election. Those who are set to work the morning shift will also receive paid time off, ensuring that the mandatory closure will not cut employee wages.
White Castle CEO and President Lisa Ingram spoke to the family owned business' decision, stating "We have decided to start a new tradition. Starting this year and going forward, White Castle will give team members time to exercise their right to vote in presidential elections. We believe voting is a right of responsible citizenship, and we want all our team members to have that opportunity."
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