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Pet-friendly Workplaces Witness Higher Employee Engagement

Workers who see their employers caring about their pets are going to stay

Four-legged family members can bring a boost to employee morale and comradery in the workplace, and could be an inexpensive avenue employers can take to attract and retain talent, especially millennials.

A majority of workers feel a stronger connection to employers who embrace pet-friendly policies, according to new findings from Nationwide and the Human Animal Bond Research Institute.

Workers who see their employers caring about their pets, who in almost every sense are family members, just as much as they do about their own health are going to stay, said Kerry O’Hara, a research director at Nationwide told EBN at the Society for Human Resource Management annual conference.

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