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Bright View Home Decorating Dress Code

The dress code for Bright View Home Decorating required employees to report for work dressed in "smart casual clothes." This meant that male employees could wear open collar sport shirts and women could wear slacks. However, when the district manager was scheduled to visit the Village of Upper Edge location, the Upper Edge store manager told the male employees to wear ties "because the district manager likes a professional look" and told female employees to wear skirts or dresses "because the district manager likes to see some leg." Under Title VII, female employees at the Upper Edge store:
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cannot complain because an employer has the right to set the workplace dress code.

cannot complain because both make and female employees have to dress to please the district manager.

can complain because it is harder to select an appropriate skirt or dress than an appropriate tie.

can complain because the difference in attire is based on gender and has no business necessity.

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can complain because the difference in attire is based on gender and has no business necessity.

This is applicable in this case solely due to the comment made by the ...

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This solution provides the correct answer with explanation to the gender discrimination question provided.

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