The Texas statute allowing the open carrying of guns by licensed holders will become effective on January 1, 2016. Prior to this effective date, Texas hotel properties should consider following these three steps in an effort to comply with the law.
Your food and beverage outlet’s uniform appearance policy requires, among other things, a standard uniform, no facial hair, no visible piercings (other than earrings), no visible tattoos, and no hats or head coverings. A female server begins wearing a head scarf to work and informs you she is doing so because she wants to be more religious. You are concerned about consistent enforcement of the appearance policy and about the reactions of customers and co-workers. You want to say no and stick to the policy.