UPS Employees Can Now Wear Afros, Braids, and Beards.
The decision comes less than six months after the corporation hired its first woman CEO.
After years of enforcing policies limiting how its employees may wear their hair, UPS has announced significant changes to rules regulating its drivers’ appearances.
According to a statement provided to Allure, UPS says it has made updates that “allow for a wider array of hairstyles, facial hair, and other personal appearance preferences.” Among the most celebrated of those updates is one that will allow employees to wear natural hairstyles. Until now, afros and braids were prohibited.
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