In the dog-eat-dog world of business, there's a growing trend of workers bringing their pets to the office. Some companies already welcome man's best friend (and cats too), while others have not yet realized that there are benefits of allowing employees to bring their furry friends to work.
There are many pros to allowing your employees' 4-legged creatures in the office:
Not so fast!
There are some important things to consider before making a quick decision on this issue. Potential downsides include:
Some tips on building a pet-friendly workplace
Things to keep in mind when implementing a pet-friendly office:
Related news: AODA & service animals
The Customer Service Standard of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act requires that people with disabilities be allowed to enter your organization's public premises with a service animal.
Important things to remember:
Click here for more information about the AODA.
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Make sure you're fully informed! Clear Path has two upcoming Learning Sessions that can give you the information you need to develop an effective employee policy manual and ensure you are compliant with AODA legislation:
Setting Rules of the Game: Developing an Effective Employee Policy Book
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