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Can you get fired from a job for a unique haircut if the employee handbook does not state anything about the style of your hair?

My fiancee works at Macy's, and wants to cut the sides of her hair really short. Her employee handbook says she cannot have unnatural hair color. Nothing about the actual style of the hair. I'm a little concerned that she MAY lose her job, though. Is it legal for them to fire her if they don't agree with the hairstyle? We live in Arizona, if that means anything.

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My first thought is, in this economy, I would not do anything that could even potentially jeopardize my career. Right or wrong, most bosses prefer employees who look and act like everyone else. Though an unusual hairstyle may be accepted, who knows if that might effect a future promotion. Like it or not, in this society, a book is judged by it's cover.

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if it says nothing about the "style" of her hair, then no it shouldn't be a problem. She could probably sue them if she gets fired for that.

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Don#039;t rock the boat. See how others wear their hair. Don#039;t cause problems. Macy#039;s is pretty conservative. Keep your job.

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Yes you can. The handbook probably doesn't have it but the hair style the other employees have should guide you on what's acceptable. You might get off with a warning since it hasn't been included in the handbook but it would be wise to ask first just to avoid any trouble.

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Consult your colleagues and managers first. As long as it's a decent style, then it shouldn't be a problem. Macy's management is little conservative.

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