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A uniform is a type of clothing worn by members of an organization while participating in that organization's activity. Modern uniforms are most often worn by armed forces and paramilitary organizations such as police, emergency services, security guards, in some workplaces and schools and by inmates in prisons. In some countries, some other officials also wear uniforms in their duties; such is the case of the Commissioned Corps of the United States Public Health Service or the French prefects. For some organizations, such as police, it may be illegal for non members to wear the uniform.

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    QLD Employer Provided Work Uniform - Too Tight but Must Wear?

    Hi, my work uniform is provided through my work. I have told my size of shirts that I wear, and i was given a size L jacket, when I'm a size XXL. I'm told i have to wear it, and it basically makes it very hard for me to breathe. Do I have any employee rights?
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    NT Work Uniform - Rights under Employment Law?

    Our employment is changing our work uniform. As I have body issues, overweight with large bust and tummy, having to wear tight straight leg trousers and a tucked in cotton shirt causes me distress that my body image will be on public display in the workplace. I fear that I will be looked at and...