Kalandra Wheeler
Texas Employment Lawyer Kalandra Wheeler

Discriminatory work dress codes are a contentious issue in many workplaces.  Dress codes may unfairly target certain groups of employees based on their gender, race, religion, disability, or other personal characteristics. These dress codes can take many forms, such as: requiring women to wear high heels, dresses, or makeup; banning

“Compelling is the fact that Defendant’s basis for the insubordination charge stems from Plaintiff’s refusal, for arguably legitimate reasons, to sign a form Defendant has not required be signed in the past, and which Defendant had not previously taken any adverse personnel action on account of her failure to sign. That, taken in conjunction with

“Plaintiff also testified that Anderson often joined in the co-workers’ jokes about Plaintiff’s mispronunciation of English words, and daily called Plaintiff ‘crybaby.’  While Defendant is correct that such name-calling does not, in and of itself, constitute discrimination under Title VII, the fact that the names were allegedly uttered because of Plaintiff’s reaction to other harassment