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Is it illeagel to ask someone to take out their piercing on the job?

If it is against company policy. For example, nose, eyebrow, tongue, lip. Fonz- I do not have piercings. I am the hiring manager for a restaurant.

Asked By: Donnao - 4/11/2008
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
Nope, there is nothing illegal about it. Just today I was talking to a nurse at my doctor's office who had a hole in her eyebrown and lower lip. Yet she had plenty of peircings on her ears and a tiny diamond on her nose... More
Answered By: Cindi W - 4/11/2008
Additional Answers (10)
no its ok to say don't wear it on the job - my son wears piercings and has taken jobs where they weren't allowed to wear such on the job - after work - nobody cares
Answered By: Mrs HarleyBrat - 4/11/2008
 
I think so, I just skip the interview when i see the piercings and tattoos. I prefer someone with better sense that to do that to themselves... More
Answered By: Fonz - 4/11/2008
 
Yes, if it has a dress coad. *****Just like tatoos.*****
Answered By: some body #549906585 - 4/11/2008
 
Not if it poses a safety or health issue.
Answered By: Blanche - 4/11/2008
 
Not only is it legal, but if you refuse to comply with the policy, you can be fired.
Answered By: CE - 4/11/2008
 
No, it is not illegal. Dress codes can include piercings and even hair length. j
Answered By: E-vangelist - 4/11/2008
 
It is perfectly legal for an employer to enforce their policies. Some employers have policies against facial hair, shorts/skirts that are not knee legnth, etc..... and some have been known to fire employees for going against company policy... Would you rather take them out or risk loosing the job? I do not hire or fire... More
Answered By: lilboomer25 - 4/11/2008
 
if its disturbing, then probably yes
Answered By: x._joelle. - 4/11/2008
 
no its not illegal as long as it is company policy for these to not be allowed
Answered By: GG - 4/11/2008
 
no its not illegal if employee signed company rules when he or she was hired or when rules changed.
Answered By: melissa - 4/11/2008
 
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