Fashion victims

Barron, David L.
April 2007
Progressive Grocer;4/15/2007, Vol. 86 Issue 5, p58
Trade Publication
The article looks at legal issues facing retailers across the U.S. concerning employee dress codes. The law requires that employers make a reasonable accommodation for an employee's religious beliefs in the workplace. According to the author, generally an employer has a right to limit an employee's display of tattoos in accordance with a nondiscriminatory dress code policy. He adds that as with piercings, employees may claim that their religion forbids such body art to be covered up.


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