A woman quit her job after learning she was “dressing inappropriately” at work.
Sharing her story on TikTok, she asked for comments on her usual work attire.
Jennifer Huerta flipped to show off her outfit, which consisted of high-waisted black pants and a long-sleeved floral blouse with a scoop neckline.
“I got in trouble for dressing inappropriately at work,” the video read.
While the blouse had a slight cut, the high-waisted pants covered the majority of her stomach except for a small sliver. His hands, neck and head were also left uncovered.
In caption, she adds: “Because my shirts are too short. What do you think?
The TikToker further explained her situation in the comments, saying her pants weren’t leggings and that she “wore them every week for a year.”
According to Jennifer, she was disciplined by HR after a colleague reported her. However, she was confused by the complaint.
“Why wait a whole year to finally tell HR something about the way I dress? The same shirts over and over again,” she wrote.
The influencer’s video quickly sparked a debate, with some pointing out that her belly would show if she raised her arms.
“It depends on HR rules, the top is so cropped it shows your midriff barely moving and it’s see-through,” one person suggested.
“Usually in office positions, women wear looser pants. Office jobs tend to favor conservative dress, at least where I’ve worked,” another added.
“If you violated the company dress code, I have no sympathy. Their company, their rules, follow or get fired,” added a third.
Others supported Jennifer, saying there was nothing wrong with her outfit.
“It’s a woman’s body that they deem ‘inappropriate’, not the clothes,” one TikTok user commented.
“I honestly don’t see how that’s inappropriate. Maybe your boss didn’t want you to look better than them,” a second wrote.
“How? Seems totally appropriate. I don’t get it,” another wrote.
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