AT&T caused some contoversy this month when it asked its employees to send emails and letters to the FCC in opposition of net neutrality regulations. In fact, so many AT&T employees did so that the agency received thousands of emails a day, instead of the typical five to ten it had been receiving.
But AT&T isn't the only company that has asked employees to support its policy positions. As Hill reporters Jim Snyder and Silla Brush wrote in today's paper, UPS and the American Petroleum Institute have also used this tactic to add a populist appeal to their corporate campaigns in Washington.
Read their full story about this increasingly common tactic.