Employees are venting their concerns on social media after a new look to the Hooters uniform.
The new-look uniform aims to make the traditionally short shorts that Hooters waitresses wear even shorter. In fact, some waitresses describe them in videos shared on social media as more like underwear.
Most of the videos have been shared on Tik Tok, some with over a million views.
According to NBC News, the Hooters restaurants are run by two firms, HoOters of America and The Original Hoorters group.
According to the report, The Original Hooters has 25 locations in Chicago, New York, and Tampa Bay, Florida. Those locations will not be different from the standard uniforms.
Hooters of America has more than 420 Houters restaurants in the United States and 28 other countries. The new look has been introduced in those locations.
Hooters of America stated in an email to NBC News that the new uniforms were the result of a collaboration with Hoops Girls. These uniforms have been worn for months in several Texas markets and have received overwhelmingly positive reviews from both Hooters Girls and customers, he added.
It told NBC News that it appreciates feedback on a more accommodating and inclusive image policy on tattoos, jewelry, nails, hairstyles and new uniforms including new top styles, shorts und the addition of socks, as well as feedback both positive and negative, about achieving a greater tolerance and inclusion image approach on the areas of tattooing, jewelery, nail art, and hair styles as far as new outfits go including more top designs, briefs as the inclusion of sockets