Nov. 11 (UPI) — UPS will carry restrictions on worker look by permitting facial hair and pure Black hairstyles, the corporate stated Wednesday.
The delivery firm shared the modifications in an announcement on its inside web site first reported by The Wall Road Journal, saying they’re a part of an effort to “have fun range quite than company restrictions.”
Beneath the modifications, the corporate will permit facial hair stating particularly that beards and mustaches “are positively acceptable so long as they’re worn in a businesslike method and do not create a security concern.”
UPS may also permit hairstyles “equivalent to afros, braids, curls, coils, locs, twists and knots” in addition to get rid of any particular pointers associated to gender, equivalent to size necessities for brief.
“These modifications mirror our values and wishes to have all UPS workers really feel comfy, real and genuine whereas offering service to our prospects and interacting with most of the people,” UPS stated in a press release, in response to CNN.
Most of the present restrictions utilized primarily to workers who work in public equivalent to supply drivers.
The corporate stated the modifications had been made after CEO Carol Tome, the primary feminine head govt within the firm’s historical past “listened to suggestions from workers and heard that modifications on this space would make them extra more likely to advocate UPS as an employer.”