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Oct 10, 2017

Optometrist Ally Sings: Signs, Signs, Everywhere a Sign

By Chuck Muth –

Have you ever noticed the various workplace signs hanging in retail stores and business offices outlining labor laws, safety rules, employment non-discrimination prohibitions, etc.?  Have you ever taken time to actually read them?

Yeah, nobody else has either.  Except the bureaucrats who wrote them.  Even most of the employers who are required to post the signs on their premises haven’t actually read them.

Which is why the National Consumers League – an ally of the American Optometric Association – is urging the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to require that optometrists post a sign advising patients of their legal right to receive a copy of their contact lens prescription.

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