An Edmonton woman who says she’s being discriminated against because she has 22 visible piercings is reigniting the debate about workplace dress codes.
Kendra Behringer, 24, complained that one prospective employer threw out her résumé in front of her, but lawyers believe her chances of establishing discrimination are slim to non-existent, while employment and image experts say businesses are entitled to set rules on how workers dress.
One of the biggest attractions at Disney theme parks is meeting the real-life princesses. Known as "face characters," the princesses not only have to look the part, but they need to know quotes from their movies, stay in character at all times, and know how to sing and dance.
Who’s underneath that Mickey Mouse mask? Walt Disney World doesn’t want you to know, and the actors who play Disney characters at the theme parks say that’s a violation of their constitutional rights.
A union representing actors who portray Mickey, Goofy and other characters filed a complaint Friday with the National Labor Relations Board, challenging a policy that it says prevents the performers from revealing which animated figures they portray.
Gone are the days when there appeared to be a very clear standard of workplace attire in the office. The work culture has changed and with it the expectations of dress. Suits, ties, no trousers on women and tights are now often deemed as old fashioned or even archaic. Even where companies wish to introduce a code and standard they balk from doing so at the risk of offending their staff. However, even in a casual environment, it’s best to let your staff know what you will or won’t accept in terms of work attire.
By Brinda Dasgupta BENGALURU: Following in the footsteps of Infosys and Hindustan Unilever, Lenovo India is the latest to relax its employee dress code. Business attire — favoured at the firm so far — will give way to a more casual style of dressing. Lenovo will announce the change in a mail to be sent to all employees on Friday, titled, 'Now everyday is Friday.' Employees at Lenovo offices across the country will now be allowed to wear business casuals — including but not limited to shirts, T-shirts with collars, jeans for men and dresses, skirts and casual trousers for women.
For a lot of programmers, especially in Silicon Valley the trusted tee-shirt-and-hoodie combo makes up the only work uniform they need. It's considered by many to be a perk of the job: Nobody cares how you dress for work, so long as you deliver.
If you plan on heading to a showing of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" in costume, be careful of what you wear. If you want to dress up as a Sith lord or a member of the Rebel Alliance you may need to rethink your wardrobe. AMC theaters have a specific dress code in place: