Is it OK for employees to share a room when traveling?

Is it OK for employees to share a room when traveling?

Unless good friends ask to room together, employees should never be asked to share rooms. The problem remains. Business travel costs continue to escalate and employers need to control costs. Hopefully, you’re convinced that making employees share rooms is not the best answer—and may, in fact, undermine anything you had hoped to achieve.

Can a person with a medical condition ask for a single room?

Even if you require sharing rooms, an employee with a medical condition should be able to ask for a single room. The potential benefits of camaraderie and team-building are overwhelmed by the lack of privacy and the stress engendered by sharing a space with a stranger with whom the employee is not intimate.

Is it against the law to have an employee share a room?

You are possibly in violation of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) by placing an employee with an accommodated medical condition in a situation where he or she does not have full privacy for the medications, medical equipment, or room accommodations they may require.

What happens when you share a room with a coworker?

Whenever there is travel, coworkers double up two to a room. The first time I shared a room with a coworker, she first talked in her sleep and then bolted upright in the middle of the night screaming, crying, and thrashing. She was shouting about things like blood and murder.

Unless good friends ask to room together, employees should never be asked to share rooms. The problem remains. Business travel costs continue to escalate and employers need to control costs. Hopefully, you’re convinced that making employees share rooms is not the best answer—and may, in fact, undermine anything you had hoped to achieve.

Even if you require sharing rooms, an employee with a medical condition should be able to ask for a single room. The potential benefits of camaraderie and team-building are overwhelmed by the lack of privacy and the stress engendered by sharing a space with a stranger with whom the employee is not intimate.

You are possibly in violation of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) by placing an employee with an accommodated medical condition in a situation where he or she does not have full privacy for the medications, medical equipment, or room accommodations they may require.

Where can I find housing for a traveling nurse?

If you’re a traveling nurse and you need housing need housing in a new location for a few days, weeks, or months, take a moment to browse through our listings and don’t hesitate to contact CHBO or call 1-877-333-2426 today for answers to all of your questions about travel nurse furnished housing.