Business casual is the dress code policy of choice for most companies, but without strict definitions, the lines between appropriate and inappropriate become blurred. Enforcing dress code policies also runs the risk of legal violations, such as discrimination.
How can you strike the right balance of establishing styles without discriminating or violating employee legal rights?
In attending this webinar, you will discover:
How to create a casual dress code policy: What you can and can't require
Examine your rights to regulate in determining "appropriate" appearance
The legal problems concerning discrimination and how to address them
Effective communication strategies: Don't get sued when talking about dress
Effectively Draft a Casual Dress Code for Your Organization
Create a dress code policy: legal and practical considerations
Tackle different dress at your office - from C-suite to the warehouse
Enforce Casual Dress Code Policies: What's Legal, What's Not
Appearance expectations you can - and can't - safely enforce
Can you require an employee to hide their tattoos or piercings?
How to address visible undergarments and the flirtatious dresser
Avoid Discrimination in Casual Dress Code Policies
Religion, disabilities and race: How to remain fair and legal
Consistent treatment of all employees: Avoiding gender stereotypes
How to approach dress and hygiene issues with the employee
Live Q&A Session - Have your dress code questions answered by the expert!
About The Speaker
Bob Gregg, Chair of the Labor and Employment Practice of Boardman and Clark Law Firm in Madison, Wisconsin, has been involved in employment relations for more than 30 years. He litigates employment cases, representing employers in employment contracts, discrimination cases, FLSA, FMLA and all other areas of employment law.
His main emphasis is helping employers achieve enhanced productivity, creating positive work environments and resolving employment problems before they generate lawsuits.
Bob has conducted over 3,000 seminars throughout the United States and authored numerous articles on practical employment issues. Bob is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management and the National Speakers Association.
He is also a National Faculty Member of the American Association for Access, Equity and Diversity and serves on the Board of Directors for the Department of Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute Foundation.
Join us for this 90-minute webinar to discover strategies to legally update your company's casual dress code policy to find the right balance between employee freedom, appropriateness and the law.