Dressing for success – not stressPolicies, reinforcement help HR deal with employees wearing inappropriate attireBy Barbara Bowes05/21/2012|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 05/22/2012 Spring has finally arrived and summer days are on their way. In anticipation of the summer heat, employees might be dreaming of days at the beach.But HR might see the hot weather season leading to another round of unexpected and unwanted “hot topic” people challenges. That’s because HR professionals know summer often means more than the challenges of vacation scheduling — it often means reverting to the role of fashion police. This can range from creating a dress code policy to sending an employee home for inappropriate dress to accusations of sexual harassment.Who would have thought workplace dress code could be such a complex issue? Yet, as the world has moved to more casual work attire, there appears to be more and more of a need to define what “casual” is and figure out how to deal with what might be considered inappropriate dress. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.