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Can Employers Dictate Employee Physical Appearance on the Clock?

An employee’s physical appearance in the workplace can be important to an employer’s brand.  However placing unyielding requirements on employees’ physical appearance at work could potentially violate federal discrimination laws.  Can Employers Impose a Dress Code?  Generally speaking, employers have the legal right to establish dress and grooming codes for employees. Some companies require formal business attire, some companies allow employees to dress down on “casual Fridays,” and others adopt a more relaxed dress code throughout the week. The Texas Workforce Commission specifically says, “employers can always require employees to appear at work with a neat and clean appearance, including Read more