It is 2016 and people are still super concerned about what women wear to work.
We’ve seen it at Fox News, where you still can’t bare your shoulders. If you’re a female meteorologist, you can’t wear anything clingy or cleavage-baring — and if you do, prepare for lots of sexist letters about it. Now, even if you just have a regular old office job, with cubicles and all, headscarves are problematic.
June J Rivas learned this last week after her boss complained first about her wearing a ponytail to work, and then wearing a headscarf.
“So my boss didn’t like me wearing my hair in a ponytail every day … nor my hair in a scarf … nor my hair in pigtails,” Rivas, who Mic has reached out to for comment, wrote on Facebook, in a post that has now been deleted.
“I filed a harassment complaint against her as our contract states ‘No dress code. Just be clean and pressed,'” Rivas continued, posting a picture of how she usually showed up to work, which shows Rivas in a neat cream suit, a patterned blouse and a headscarf.
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