Susan has worked as a registered nurse (RN) in a variety of nursing specialties. She has also been the director of healthcare quality improvement, director of education and development, and held other healthcare leadership roles. She has appeared on local, state, national and international television and radio programs and is frequently interviewed for newspaper, magazine, and professional journal articles dealing with harassment and bullying. I have authored over 30 books, book chapters, and articles. One of Dr. Strauss's areas of expertise is with bullying and harassment in healthcare- worki........
From the length of one's hair, to the number and location of visible tattoos, to recognizing gender non-conformity style, to creating a summer dress code, employers are facing an increased need to determine their organization's culture and policies, as well as following federal and state laws. How does an organization balance ........
Why should you attend?
Dress codes are receiving a fair amount of attention in the courts these days. There have been a number of precedent setting lawsuits dealing with dress codes requirements and how those requirements, even inadvertently, discriminate against potential and current employees based on their gender, religion, and race, to name a few. It is critical that human resources professionals and managers understand the importance of a discriminatory free dress code to ensure all job candidates and employees are treated fairly and equitably.
- To discuss legal issues surrounding Dress and Appearance in the workplace.
- To list specific elements of a Dress and Appearance policy.
- To explore the role of unconscious bias and stereotypes play in discrimination through dress codes.
- To identify prevention tactics to ensure employees are judged by their performance and not on stereotypes.
Areas Covered in the Session:
- Guidelines by the EEOC regarding dress at work
- Body art
- International dress
- National Labor Review Board's take on dress
- What should be considered in writing your dress code.
- Religious dress
- Sex stereotyping dress
- Political dress
Who can Benefit:
- Human Resources Generalists
- Office Managers
- HR Personnel