[thechat] Polo Uniforms A Legal Faux Pas

Madhu Menon webguru at vsnl.net
Wed Sep 25 13:57:00 CDT 2002


 From the "we have to *pay* to wear that crap?" department:


Forced to spend up to a third of their annual income on Ralph Lauren
fashions to keep their jobs, Polo employees are suing the fashion giant for
its uniform policy.

The complaint was filed Wednesday by Toni Young on behalf of other unnamed
plaintiffs and claimed Ralph Lauren's Polo stores require sales
representatives to purchase and wear the latest clothing line from the


"Defendants require all retail sales associates in their employment to
purchase Polo Ralph Lauren clothing and accessories as a condition of their
employment," said the court documents.



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