Does your workplace embrace a casual atmosphere at work? Take it up a notch by proposing a dog-friendly policy.
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Now more than ever, employers who require workers to physically come into the office are allowing people to bring their dogs with them so long as those dogs are well-behaved. While our office at [Company] has its perks and amenities, it would provide comfort to both individual dog owners and to the whole staff to allow dogs in the office.
There are lots of proven benefits to having a dog-friendly office. According to the University of Southern California, allowing pets in the office makes employees less stressed, aids their productivity, and promotes physical and mental health. The staff of [Company] would greatly benefit from the positive effects of a dog-friendly workplace, and believe that it will only make us happier, less stressed, and ultimately more productive as a team.
We are requesting that [Company] management: