Last updated on October 5, 2020
Ontario firm, Rudner Law, published this article on what employers need to know under Ontario law with respect to discriminatory dress code policies. The article provides an overview of the law and, more importantly, tips for best practices for employers to follow.
“Employers must recognize that different employees may have different needs based on the various protected grounds under the applicable human rights legislation, and are affected in different ways by dress codes. Accordingly, it is crucial to have clear, comprehensive and inclusive policies; processes to address complaints about dress codes, sexual harassment, and other discrimination; and accommodation processes. “