Husband Works In Cold and Heat!

Question:

My husband works in an office/warehouse where there is no heat in the winter and no air conditioning in the summer. Is this allowed?

Signed,

Concerned For Hubby


Answer:

Dear Concerned For Hubby:

A company is not required to condition their air for the comfort of the employees unless the air may be a health risk. There are “safety regulations” which are administered by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U. S. Department of Labor. But these do not include heating or cooling the facilities. Thinking of the well being of employees and the profits of the company should be balanced. Employees should voice their concerns for what is reasonable. Thinking for one’s self is necessary in light of what is reasonable for all concerned. That is what we mean by WEGO. Do keep us posted on what your husband and his employer do or don’t do.

Gerald Allen