Equalities Minister calls on employers to stop ‘sexist’ dress codes in workplace

Employers must review their dress codes to reform any offices retaining a “dodgy 1970s workplace diktat”, the Equalities Minister has said.

Caroline Dinenage spoke out against “outdated and sexist” employment practices uncovered after more than 150,000 people signed an e-petition to outlaw discriminatory workplace dress codes.

London receptionist Nicola Thorp launched the petition last year when she was sent home from work after she refused to wear high heels.

Read on… http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/news-wire/equalities-minister-calls-on-employers-to-stop-sexist-dress-codes-in-workplace-1-8424831

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