Tag: dress code


Summer Dress Codes: Employers’ Rights and Responsibilities

July 1, 2024

Via: Spark

Here are some key points to consider, as well as some best practices for enforcing summer dress codes. Laws impacting dress codes In general, employers have broad discretion under federal law to establish reasonable dress code standards. However, policies must […]


NLRB Relaxes Standard for Union Insignias in Workplace

October 13, 2022

Via: HR Hero

On August 29, 2022, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued a major decision that reversed a standard it set in 2019. Previously, employers enjoyed substantial discretion to limit alterations to work uniforms or other designated clothing in the workplace. […]

Communication, Development & Evaluation

After Stressful Pandemic, Don’t Be Surprised If Employees Are Reluctant to Return

October 8, 2021

Via: HR Hero

There has been ample news coverage about the invisible toll the COVID-19 pandemic has taken on our personal lives, but we’re just beginning to grapple with the damage done to our workplaces. As employees return to in-person work, you must […]

Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Employees Anxious About Returning to Formal Business Attire

July 30, 2021

Via: HR Hero

For many of us, the past year has been spent in our pajamas or loungewear while we worked from home. While we may have had brief stints back in the office as lockdown restrictions eased, for many, they’ve been few […]

Research, Software

A Judge’s Request Highlights Why You Need a Telecommuting Dress Code

April 15, 2020

Via: Evil HR Lady

We’re all a bit more relaxed when we work from home. Understood. But, some attorneys took it a bit too far and had the Weston, Florida (because, of course, it was Florida) Bar Association had to add this pop-up message […]

Research, Software

Dress Code Tips Inspired by JLo and Shakira’s Halftime Performance

February 12, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Is it just me, or has JLo and Shakira’s halftime performance at the Super Bowl received more attention than the game itself? As with so many other issues these days, we are a country divided. Some believe the performance was […]

Research, Software

Pros and Cons of Allowing Casual Dress at Work

September 6, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Casual Fridays at work have been around for decades, but recent trends are moving toward more casual attire in the workplace every day. This trend has been greatly influenced by tech companies and the growing use of remote work. Let’s […]

Research, Software

Does a Formal or Informal Outfit Boost Office Productivity?

November 12, 2018

Via: HR Hero

It used to be that a 9–5 job meant snappy Charles Tyrwhitt suits and briefcases all through the office. But these days, many companies are happy to let their employees dress how they like (so long as it doesn’t affect […]

Research, Software

How to Establish Startup Policies and the Growing Pains Your Staff Might Have With Them

September 29, 2016


Startup life is exciting, but it does come with quite a few growing pains along the way. There are growing pains as far as workflow goes that tend to be solved after a certain amount of time. Other growing pains […]

Workplace wellness

Starbucks Baristas Can Now Dress to Impress (Or Not)

August 8, 2016

Via: Blogging4Jobs

Last week Starbucks announced that it was relaxing its store level dress code to allow shorts, skirts, leggings, brightly dyed hair and even hats. The wider variety of clothing options may be worn in black, grey, navy, brown, or patterns […]

Research, Software

What exactly is business casual? A do’s and don’ts dress code policy

June 13, 2016

Via: HR Morning

If you’re telling new hires that your dress policy is “business casual,” you can bet they’ll do three things before they show up for work the next day. They are: Google “business casual” Then, after reading too much confusing and contradictory […]