Author: Jason Habinsky, Haynes & Boone

When developing a dress code policy, employers should seek to create one that meets the employer's specific needs. A dress code policy can help an employer to promote a positive image to clients and customers by emphasizing the importance of professionalism amongst employees. For a dress code policy to be successful, however, it must be consistently enforced. Enforcement will be easier if employers and supervisors follow the steps outlined below.