While on its face this grievance was about sideburns, it became so much more and was precedent-setting.
“…as long as the employee performs the job or the work for
which he has been hired the employer has no authority to impose his personal views of
appearance or dress upon the employee. There is no absolute right in an employer to
create an employee in his own image.”
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