Pets: A Workplace’s Best Friend?

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Research shows that, in addition to happier, healthier employees, pet-friendly employers also witness reduced absenteeism, increased productivity and creativity, a greater willingness to work late, and improved talent attraction and retention. A number of high-profile companies, like fellow B Corps Hootsuite and Etsy, have taken this research to heart and adopted “dog-friendly” policies.

However, certain legal issues arise when it comes to allowing dogs on the job. Kent Employment Law lawyer Samantha Stepney explores some of these issues in her recent post, which can be viewed in its entirety here.

David M. Brown
Kent Employment Law
236-420-1946
david@kentemploymentlaw.com
LinkedIn: https://ca.linkedin.com/in/davidmjbrown
Twitter: @davidmjbrown

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