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

Discussion in 'Employment Law Forum' started by wasup1, 20 March 2015.

  1. wasup1

    wasup1 Member

    20 March 2015
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    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?
  2. Ivy

    Ivy Well-Known Member

    10 February 2015
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    Hi there,

    That is certainly a frustrating situation. I can't find any specific workplace laws that apply to your situation but it is certainly unreasonable. Has your workplace told you that they will order clothing that fits you? I suggest that you call Fair Work Australia and ask their advice. Call us - Fair Work Ombudsman

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