An employer may use this policy to explicitly inform employees of acceptable and unacceptable facial hair styles. It is important to inform employees that they will be held to facial hair standards immediately upon commencement of employment.
An employer may use this policy to inform employees of grooming standards. Some organizations, especially those that require employees to operate heavy and dangerous machinery, may require grooming standards to satisfy safety hazards, while others require grooming standards in order to maintain a particular company image.
An employer may use this policy to implement a business casual attire policy to employees who are normally required to dress formally while at work. This policy may also be used to communicate acceptable forms of casual wear in order to eliminate confusion among employees as to what can be worn.
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