Dr Employer: The danger of wearing high heels at work

Dr Employer: The danger of wearing high heels at work

Last year, a PwC receptionist was sent home from work without pay for failing to wear high heels at work.

Her petition led to an inquiry and parliamentary report that highlighted the unfair demands placed on women in the workplace, such as being forced to wear high heels and makeup.

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Comments (3)

  • Christina
    Christina
    Tue, 10 Apr 2018 4:10pm BST
    I would be curious to know if this is a contributing factor why some healthy women are having heart attacks due to the difficulty in breathing and the blood pumping to the heart over a long period of time?
  • Just Saying
    Just Saying
    Mon, 2 Apr 2018 1:32pm BST
    We have women who wear 5 inch heels almost daily and others that wear comfortable wear such as tennis shoes. Each would say their feet are comfortable.
    I personally have foot issues and weak ankles I could not wear heels even if I wanted to. I would be dangerous on heels.
  • Concerned
    Concerned
    Thu, 29 Mar 2018 2:50pm BST
    Does this mean that employers now need to risk assess employees work-footwear?

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