1105 Media, Inc. Will Close on Election Day to Allow Employees to Vote and Volunteer
Election Day has been designated as an official company holiday
IRVINE, CA, October 01, 2020 -- 1105Media Inc. today announced the decision to mark November 3rd
an official company holiday to allow its employees the time to vote
and volunteer as a poll worker on Election Day.
1105 Media offices will be closed and employees will also be
provided with a $50 credit in the hopes of offsetting some of the
expense of gas, masks, sanitizer and other needed items to safely
vote and volunteer. Employees that choose to vote by mail or vote
early are encouraged to use Election Day to give back to their local
started exploring this idea in the beginning of June when the country
had reached a time of unprecedented turmoil,” said Rajeev Kapur,
chief executive officer of 1105 Media, Inc. “It’s important to
impact all levels of government — local, state, and federal — and
I felt it important to do what we could to remove any barriers to our
employees participating in this human right to vote and effect
addition to designating Election Day as a company holiday, 1105
Media, Inc. has also partnered with Employees Vote and Civic Alliance
to challenge other companies to do the same. Kapur hopes that by
taking these actions, other business leaders will be motivated to
encourage civic engagement among their employees and consumers.
Additionally, there is a link to vote.org on all of 1105 Media,
Inc.’s corporate and brand websites to make it easier for everyone
to find poll locations, volunteer opportunities, to receive important
reminders and more.
1105 Media Inc.
Media Inc. is a leading provider of B2B media services in the ABM,
Big Data, education technology, enterprise computing, government
technology and infrastructure markets. 1105 Media's offerings span
print and online magazines, journals, and newsletters; seminars,
conferences and trade shows; training courseware; marketing and
Web-based services. https://1105media.com