By Anonymous - 11/5/2021 00:01

Overreaching

Today, I was told I can’t wear a nose ring at my new job because several customers "don’t like it." It’s a very small nose ring and the job is a shack that serves food through a window. FML
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  Bogrbon  |  23

Fair or not, if she's in an at-will state the employer can require anything and fire her for any reason not specifically covered in anti-discrimination laws. And it sounds like it's a small place if it's a "shack" like one of those summer snack/refreshment places. Unfortunately the asshat of a manager/owner can do whatever he sees fit, including changing the dress code after she's already started.

By  Jessika Jensen  |  7

I would find the smallest stud you can, and put it in. I know a guy who just had his nose pierced and it looks like a speck of glitter. He works for a well known gas station chain. Or do not change it, and honestly? People can get over it. I agree with another commenter. Check the employee handbook. Usually if tattoos are allowed so are piercings.

By  akvan  |  11

Places that sell food usually require you to take all your jewelry off before your shift starts so that it won't accidentally fall o someone's food or something like that

By  mala_19  |  18

... actually you should not have piercings in your nose or mouth while working with open food. I don't remember the exact reason but it's like a bacterial thing I think.