posted on Dec, 30 2004 @ 01:30 PM
A female bartender who refused to wear makeup at a Reno, Nevada, casino was NOT unfairly dismissed from her job, a U.S. federal appeals court ruled on
Darlene Jespersen, who had worked for nearly 20 years at a Harrah's Entertainment Inc casino bar in Reno, Nevada, objected to the company's revised
policy that required female bartenders, but not men, to wear makeup.
So the grooming and appearance standards do apply differently to men and women on the job, which discrimination based on sex is somewhat ok.
Tidy pony tails on men are ok (
), but a women's refusal to wear makeup, not so ok (