More employers, it seems, are getting comfortable with the idea of employee ink.
Recently, the Huffington Post reported that the sandwich chain Jimmy John's — known for its restrictive dress code that mandates the color of the soles of workers' shoes and the shade of their khakis — would be loosening its policies about tattoos.
"A little ink is OK, as long as it's tasteful and not on the face or throat," a published memo by the sandwich maker says. "No sex, drugs or profanity please. If your mom wouldn't approve, better cover 'em up."
This sounds a lot like the approach several other large employers have recently taken as they make changes...