MANILA, Philippines (The Adobo Chronicles, Manila Bureau) – The Department of Labor and Employment has banned the mandatory use of high-heeled shoes among female workers. The Department’s order all but bans shoes with heels that are higher than an inch.
A DOLE (the Department, not the pineapple company) official said that the agency has issued implementing guidelines to implement its ban.
Among the guidelines is a suggestion to allow female workers to use elevated flat shoes in lieu of high heels. (See photo.)