No Beards Allowed – level 2

13-06-2017 07:00

A British construction firm bans male workers from having beards. The firm says that this helps them wear dust masks more ‘effectively’. However, men with religious or medical reasons have exceptions.

A trade union is not happy with the company for asking its workers to shave their beards. The company is also not happy that the trade union opposes it.

Difficult words: dust mask (a small mask that you wear over your mouth to protect yourself from breathing in small things), exception (when you are allowed not to follow a rule), oppose (be against).

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