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Uniforms and Accessories: When is a Uniform Not a Uniform?

Image source: The-diaries-of-a-shopping-addict.blogspot.com When is a uniform not a uniform? No, I'm not trying to get all philosophical with semi-pointless questions about how noisy falling trees are. I just want to take a look at the complicated relationship between uniforms and accessories.   Individualization vs Uniformity The whole point of a uniform is to make everybody, well, uniform. Uniting all of your employees under a single cohesive look will make your business appear more professional and well-organized. That being said, you might want to consider allowing accessories or deviations from the standard uniform design if your company promotes a relaxed atmosphere or individual expression. Image source: Linkrandom.blogspot.com   Strict uniforms could come off as stifling, especially to younger crowds. Giving your employees a bit of leeway to allow for jewelry, hats, buttons, or other accessories will make your employees come off...

Rebellion in the Ranks! Dealing with Uniform Protests

Image source: Huffingtonpost.co.uk Every once in a while, conditions for workers get so bad that they have to go on strike. Employees usually protest poor working conditions or low wages -- it's rare that you find employees who take a stand against the company uniform.   But that's exactly what happened in northern Stockholm, Sweden. Male train workers have taken to wearing skirts on the job to protest the company's uniform policy, which bans shorts in summer. Skirts, however, are perfectly acceptable under the company's dress code.   Martin Akersten, a Swedish train worker, explained, "We have always said that when summer comes, we will get some skirts and wear them. It's very warm weather here so we would like to wear shorts but if we can't then we have skirts for comfort."   He added, "It can be over 35 degrees...

4 Tips for Implementing a Work Dress Code

[caption id="attachment_1345" align="aligncenter" width="619"] Image source: Krazyivan75.wordpress.com[/caption]   So, you've ordered a line of custom embroidered clothing for your company. Now what? Can you just send out a company-wide email and expect all of your employees to show up to work the next day looking sharp and professional in their new uniforms? Well, maybe. A lot of it depends on the nature of your business. Some employees take the company dress code very seriously, while others tend have a much more lackadaisical approach. So, how can you ensure that your employees always follow the dress code?   1. Make Sure It's Legal   This one is a no brainer. If you force your employees to dress a certain way and then later on down the road one of your employees finds out that the requirements are illegal, then you're in for a...