A Connecticut town has barred municipal employees from wearing flip-flops to work.
The policy that took effect June 1 was not made in response to a specific incident, but to create safer conditions and avoid accidents that can result in injuries, absences and workers' compensation claims.
Apparently the sandals can be a tripping hazard.
The policy does not apply to lifeguards, staff at town-run camps or swim instructors. Sandals that close around the back of the foot or around the ankle are permitted.
Jack and Carolyn talked about it on the air! Listen below...