Uniforms can improve morale – when done right

Fit, style, comfort and involving employees in the selection process make a difference
By Danielle Harder
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 10/23/2012

When Warren Walker first got into the uniform business more than 20 years ago, he thought it was a “rotten idea” for employers to demand employees wear them.

But, over the last two decades, he has learned something: Many employees actually like uniforms.

“There’s no second-guessing about what to wear in the morning,” says Walker, manager of major accounts at ImageWear, a division of retailer Mark’s.