San Diego Associate Darcey M. Groden authored an article for the Daily Journal looking at the dos and don'ts of dress codes. Darcey says there is no single dress code law that employers an adhere to, which makes the subject tricky. She discusses Senate Bill 188, which amended state law to include hair textures and styles associated with race, and how it affects workplace dress codes going forward.
Darcey explains that it's okay for employers to have standards of dress code but encourages them to be wary of gender-specific policies and employee accommodations. Finally, she recommends employers regularly review and update their dress code policies.
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