I have taken the time to ask my Human Resources this question and all the could tell is it’s a my discretion. There is no policy in the handbook that requires employees to have just clear bags or no bags. If this is okay for the employer to enforce, does that mean they will be liable for the safety of my personal items?
Yes your employer can have such a policy, and no, that does not mean the employer is liable if there is theft, unless they agree to take on such liability.
Good luck to you.
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It is lawful for an employer to impose apparel and accessory policies.
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