If I hold a professional position with the city, is it acceptable to wear leggings?

The City of Irving strives to maintain a positive and professional image while delivering services to the public. Monday through Thursday, employees whose positions may fall under office, technical or professional classifications, whom frequently assist the public, or are seen by the public are expected to wear clothing that would be suitable for a place of business, such as professional dress or business casual.

Some examples of acceptable professional dress include: dress slacks, long or short sleeved button-down shirts, dresses, skirts, sweaters, blouses, suit jacket, tie and khakis. Along with professional dress, those employees who fall in the aforementioned categories also are expected to maintain proper hygiene and grooming. All articles of clothing should be clean and neatly pressed and/or ironed.

It also is suggested that employees should not wear anything that is too tight, too revealing, short or low cut. An employee who dresses unprofessionally reflects poorly upon his or her department and the city.

For more details concerning dress code, refer to the Dress Code policy available on Inet or contact Senior Employee Relations Advisor TeRena Colbert at tcolbert@cityofirving.org or (972) 721-7704.

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