Introduction to HR and the HRM Environment
Critical Thinking Application 3-A
1. Should Mr. Polk and others be allowed to violate a grooming policy on the basis of a religious proclamation on the sanctity of dreadlocks? Why or why not? If you answer “yes,” is there any point where you would draw the line in terms of company policy regarding appearance and the religious implications of dress?
2. Does FedEx have a right to impose a reasonable grooming policy based on customer reactions to personnel appearances?