Lacking a safe place to store your personal belongings at work? Use this template to demand lockers.
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As employees at [Company] , we take pride in keeping our workspaces neat and clean. We cannot fully do this, however, when we have no choice but to use our workspaces to hold our personal belongings during the work day. Furthermore, we cannot feel the ease that comes with knowing our items are safe and secure when we do not have the option to lock up our things while working. This stress leads to lower productivity, more workplace resentment, and a general sense of discomfort at [Company] .
Having lockers in our break room benefits the staff of [Company] in many ways, which in turn will benefit management. It will help us focus better, feel less stress about our personal items, and give our work spaces a clean look. Overall, this minor investment will help increase our productivity and allow us to feel more organized and secure at work.
We are requesting that management: