DISCRIMINATION AGAINST WOMEN IN WORKPLACE: A CASE STUDY ON HOTEL DRESS CODE

Anwar Abdul Rahman

Abstract


The development of discrimination case which is now extended to the issue of female workers dress code in the hotel sector seen as a challenging topic and a solution is needed. Discrimination generally gives a negative impact to the victim and if seen in the hotel sector, it has a direct impact on female workers if it involves the issue of this dress code. Hence it is not appropriate if these women are subjected to discrimination that prohibit them from wearing a hijab and wearing a short skirt during working hours. On this basis, this study discusses the major problems pertaining to dress code faced by female workers in the work place. This research is essentially a qualitative research using an interviews with relevant parties from selected hotels to gain the findings and supported by materials that obtained from libraries, archives and other databases. Through the research findings, several recommendations were introduced to reduce and eliminate the discrimination issue in Malaysian working sector, in order to achieve the equality among men and women in workplace.


Keywords


Discrimination, Dress Code in Hotel, Impact on Female Workers

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