Should tattoos be allowed in the workplace? A debate that’s been around as long as body ink has flared up after an Ohio man’s heartfelt post after hearing from his mom why her workplace does not approve of her body art. Jordan Miller’s mother is a nurse, and many hospitals require tattoos to be covered up on the job, although many other workplaces are easing the rules.
Jordan said “I’ve seen my mom pull a lady out of a car before it fills with smoke and she suffocates. I’ve seen her come home after a 12-hour shift, dead tired after dealing with an abusive patient all day, and get back up and do it again the next day. She’s come home after holding a baby in her hands and watching it take their last breath.
My mom has more tattoos than I can count and it has never, ever affected her work ethic. She will wake up at the same time everyday and save a life.”
His post sparked a debate on one Facebook community page, and not all replies were supportive:
Many commenters expressed the opposite opinion:
Here’s Jordan’s full post: