Policy Number: 117

Uniforms

Subject:

Uniforms

Scope:

Employees

Date Reviewed: May 2013

Responsible Office: Human Resources

Responsible Executive: Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer

I.     POLICY AND GENERAL STATEMENT

Employees of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston may be required to wear uniforms in any organizational unit at the discretion of the department head and the head of the operating unit involved.

Whenever management requires an employee to wear a specific uniform, non-compliance may be met with disciplinary action.

II.     PROCEDURE

A department has the option of providing a uniform as required gear for an employee working in that department.

If a uniform is provided, the department may authorize a cleaning allowance to help defray the cost of maintaining the uniform. Cleaning and clothing allowances shall not be considered compensation for purposes of retirement contribution determination.

III.     CONTACTS

ContactTelephoneEmail/Web Address
Human Resources - Employee Relations 713-500-3130 http://hr.uth.tmc.edu/Employee_Relations/employee_relations_staff.html