Whizzer for Chips as dog ban ends


first_imgA blind factory employee has won his battle to take his guide dog to workfollowing an article in Personnel Today. Last week we reported how Peter White’s employer Beautymatic had banned hislabrador retriever guide dog, Chips, from the factory floor. The firm claimed that dog hair could contaminate its perfume products. Following a meeting with White, the GMB union, the Guide Dogs for the BlindAssociation and local MP Alan Hurst, the firm’s management relented and agreedto let Chips in. The company released a statement which said: “The existing roomidentified to house the dog will be adapted as an office for Peter and hisguide dog, so that he can carry out his duties and the dog can be with Peterfor a large part of his time at work.” Beautymatic has also agreed to reimburse White for his lost earnings when hewas at home during the dispute. Whizzer for Chips as dog ban endsOn 2 Mar 2004 in Personnel Today Comments are closed. Related posts:No related photos. Previous Article Next Articlelast_img

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