A well-written dress code and personal appearances policy clearly instructs employees on what type of business attire the company finds appropriate. Depending on the nature of the business enterprise or industry, employers may require employees to wear formal business attire every day. Some implement a more casual dress code on Fridays only, and others may allow business casual at all times.
In addition to deciding on the above guidelines, employers should consider these points when drafting a dress code policy:
The employer should also train managers how to properly enforce the policy without making an employee uncomfortable, such as when discussing whether a female employee’s low-cut top is too revealing.
August 29, 2018Back to Blog
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