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Women in Japan are being told not to wear glasses in the workplace — here are 5 sexist dress codes from around the world

Getty Images / Atsushi Yamada Business Insider Japan published an article in October based on a survey of more than 1,400 workers, finding that female workers were being asked to refrain from wearin.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 9th, 2019

Women in Japan have been told not to wear glasses at work to avoid looking "cold" and "unfeminine"

Getty Images / Atsushi Yamada Women aren't being .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 9th, 2019

Workplace rules in Japan banned women from wearing eyeglasses on the job — but Business Insider reporting just spurred lawmaking to change that

Yuya Shino/Reuters Japan's Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare has written new laws introducing penalties for sexist rules that require working wom.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 3rd, 2020

Disney wants to reopen Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom July 11. SeaWorld plans public reopening June 11. Expect to wear face masks.

Walt Disney World is planning a phased reopening with the Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom reopening July 11 followed by Epcot and Hollywood Studios on July 15, a Disney executive told Central Florida.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneMay 27th, 2020

Japan"s #KuToo movement scores a major win as lawmakers respond to outcry over harsh workplace rules for women

Yuya Shino/Reuters Japan's Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare has made an amendment classifying rule.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 6th, 2020

How to prepare for a coronavirus pandemic

US citizens have been told to prepare for a coronavirus outbreak. The virus, which originated in China, has started to spread rapidly throughout South Korea, Italy, Japan, and Iran. The World Health Organization has so far hesitated.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 29th, 2020

The Tie Bar"s casual button-ups are perfect for laid-back office dress codes — I wear mine all the time

  Best known for its ties and formal menswea.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytFeb 14th, 2020

This performance dress shirt is stretchy enough to wear to the gym, but looks professional enough for the workplace — here"s how it"s holding up two years later

This performance dress shirt is stretchy enough to wear to the gym, but looks professional enough for the workplace — here"s how it"s holding up two years later.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 13th, 2020

Japanese women fight for the right to wear glasses to the office

The ban on glasses is the latest flash-point. In March, women railed against the requirement that they wear makeup at work, and earlier this year it was rules that require high heels......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 8th, 2019

Japanese women fight for the right to wear glasses to the office

The ban on glasses is the latest flash-point. In March, women railed against the requirement that they wear makeup at work, and earlier this year it was rules that require high heels......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 8th, 2019

The McDonald"s CEO fired for his relationship with a subordinate has now been ousted as director of an organization promoting women in the workplace

Reuters The McDonald's CEO fired over an office romance has been removed as director of a nonprofit supporting women in the workplace. Lorraine Hariton, the CEO of Catalyst, told Business Insider t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 6th, 2019

Best Buy"s "blue shirts" can soon wear blue (or black) jeans, too

Best Buy Co. Inc. is loosening up its in-store dress codes, letting staff wear blue or black jeans and widening the range of allowable shoes. The Richfield, Minn.-based retailer announced the change Wednesday at its holiday sales meeting, becoming t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 17th, 2019

A CEO who"s worked with Hillary Clinton to mentor 16,000 female leaders across the world reveals 5 habits all women should adopt immediately to get ahead in the workplace

Adrienne Longo Photography Alyse Nelson, leadership expert and CEO of Vital Voices, has worked with 16,000 women across the globe to help them achieve success in both public and private organizations. She founded the nonpro.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 15th, 2019

These work flats from Cole Haan were designed with help from UMass Amherst’s Biomechanics lab — they"re so comfortable I could wear them all day

Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Cole Haan's "Grand Ambition" is to make comfortable women's dress shoes you can slip on and wear all day without a seco.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 4th, 2019

UK Birth Rate Plunges To Lowest Level In 80 Years As More Women Choose Careers Over Motherhood

Across the developed world, birth rates have fallen to some of their lowest levels since the practice of annual record keeping began. In the US and Japan, according to the Daily Mail, birth r.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 25th, 2019

Business Professional Dress Code vs Job Satisfaction

Dress codes are quickly changing in the modern American workplace, but how are employees adjusting? Some claim that casu.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJul 19th, 2019

Exclusive: Top Japanese chip gear firm to honor U.S. blacklist of Chinese firms - executive

Japan's Tokyo Electron, the world's No.3 supplier of semiconductor manufacturing equipment, will not supply to Chinese clients blacklisted by Washington, a senior company executive told Reuters......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 11th, 2019

Key Words: Japan minister says high heels are ‘necessary and appropriate’ for women at work

More than 19,000 people have signed a petition for Japan to outlaw making women wear heels at work......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 5th, 2019

In #MeToo era, Japanese woman slams #KuToo heels dress codes

Japanese women are saying, "No," to high heels in what's been dubbed the #KuToo movement, a play on the words for "shoes" and "agony.".....»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 5th, 2019

Nike doesn’t own the market, insists this brand of handmade Italian sneakers and other niche rivals

Casual dress codes have made sneakers everyday wear, and opened up the athletic sector to smaller players......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 28th, 2019

Nike doesn’t own the sneaker market — handmade Italian brand, niche Vans think they’re winning at office casual

Casual dress codes have made sneakers everyday wear, and opened up the athletic sector to smaller players......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 28th, 2019