Hyperhidrosis @ WORK! AT&T Works it Out
With a reach that impacts 99% of the world’s business, and 237,734 employees around the globe, AT&T is an international powerhouse – a powerhouse with a potentially large hyperhidrosis (Hh) population. According to research Hh affects 4.8% of the population, which means that AT&T could have 11,500 employees worldwide dealing with excessive sweating. Helping these employees to perform optimally and to feel valued is part of AT&T’s health and diversity initiatives. Partnering with the International Hyperhidrosis Society (IHhS), AT&T recently added Hh as one of the relatively common medical conditions it recognizes as a disability that can benefit from accommodations at work for employees’ greater comfort, creativity, and productivity.