Dress code changes not uniform requirements

The employer changed its policy of supplying a uniform top and requiring black pants and shoes as part of the dress code. It began to supply vests rather than tops, and extended the dress code to include a white shirt. The arbitrator found that the requirement to wear a white shirt was not part of the uniform and need not be supplied by the company.

When a retail grocery store changed its dress code and ceased to provide employees with a uniform shirt, the union grieved.

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