Does your organization have a written or unwritten policy addressing political activities in the workplace? Example of political activities: devoting any work hours to any campaign for a candidate or political party, showing support for a particular candidate or party n = 433 Note: Respondents who selected “not sure” were excluded from this analysis..
What does your organization’s policy on political activities consist of? Note: Percentages does not total 100% as multiple responses were allowed.
Summary of responses to “Other” category with respect to organizations’ policy on political activities • Endorsing political candidates on letterhead • Harassment because of political views • Lobbying of political candidates allowed in some cases with approval from an officer of the company (if deemed beneficial for company) • Prohibition against rewarding or discriminating against an applicant or employee because of their political affiliation or political activities
In the past 12 months has your organization disciplined any employee for non-compliance of its political activities policy? n = 149 Note: Respondents who selected “not sure” were excluded from this analysis..
What does your organization do to encourage employees to vote in elections? Note: Percentages does not total 100% as multiple responses were allowed.
Methodology • Response rate = 16% • Sample comprised of 433 randomly selected HR professionals from SHRM’s membership. • Margin of error is +/- 5%. • Survey fielded the week of September 15, 2008