https://pioneerinstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/logo_440x96.png 0 0 Steve Poftak https://pioneerinstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/logo_440x96.png Steve Poftak2007-09-19 14:03:302012-11-29 22:49:53The Emerging Anti-Necktie Consensus
The Emerging Anti-Necktie Consensus
The necktie debate has roiled through our office several times. The following was brought to our attention by the Liam Day Joint Harvard-Oxford-Middlebury Institute for the Elimination of Class Distinctions:
The National Health Service of Britain has called for the elimination of neckties for health workers, based on sanitary reasons, claiming that:
Ties are rarely laundered but worn daily. They perform no beneficial function in patient care and have been shown to be colonised by pathogens.