Effective November 1, Kansas City, Missouri's anti-discrimination law will ban policies that prohibit, limit or otherwise restrict hairstyles and hair texture associated with a particular race.
Colorado and Virginia have enacted legislation that prohibits discrimination on the basis of an individual's natural hair or hairstyle.
Almost eight in 10 respondents to a survey conducted by the staffing and recruitment company Randstad reported that their current employer's dress code policy is either business casual (26%), casual (33%) or non-existent/no dress code at all (20%).
XpertHR offers many tools and resources to help an employer address and manage challenging summer workplace issues.
Halloween presents a great opportunity to introduce some fun into the workplace and increase employee morale, motivation and engagement. XpertHR rounds up resources to help an employer communicate clear guidelines to supervisors and employees regarding appropriate conduct and behavior to minimize the risk of liability.
California employers seeking to make sure that all employees understand what is considered acceptable dress and how to make a request for a religious, medical or disability accommodation should consider including this model policy statement in their handbook.
This briefing for supervisors examines the law and best practices for dress codes and appearance policies in the workplace, including to whom they apply, reasons for implementation, types of policies and enforcement.
HR guidance regarding developing a dress code to address the employer’s needs and convey expectations regarding personal appearance to all employees.
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