Dress Code Policies Reconsidered in the Pandemic

By on November 12, 2020
Posted In Employment, Labor

Employers are contending with how to respond to telecommuters dressing down during the pandemic. Companies also are considering how to ensure dress codes don’t unlawfully discriminate or violate National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) rights.

In a recent article by the Society of Human Resource Management, McDermott Employment associate Philip Shecter advises employers to be mindful of these rights, which may arise in the context of attire in favor of social justice movements.

Access the article.

Philip ShecterPhilip Shecter
Philip Shecter focuses his practice on employment law. He represents employers in state and federal litigation, including wage and hour class actions and single-plaintiff discrimination, harassment, whistleblower, wrongful termination and contract breach claims. He counsels employers on labor and employment issues, including EEOC and DFEH compliance, wage and hour requirements, accommodation, recruiting and hiring, employee discipline and termination. He handles unfair labor practice proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board. Read Philip Shecter's full bio.