According to a lawsuit, NFL charters with United Airlines are packed with blond crews.
The lawsuit claims that the United bases the value of workers “entirely on their racial and physical attributes and stereotypical notions of sexual allure.”
A Black woman who’s worked for United for 28 years and a Jewish woman with 34 years tenure have both said they have been repeatedly and unsuccessfully to get assigned to work for the sport charter flights.
United has disputed the claims:
“While we cannot comment on this ongoing litigation, the flight attendants included in our sports team charter program are largely representative of our overall flight attendant population in regards to age and race,” the company said. “Importantly, flight attendant eligibility to work a charter flight is based solely on performance and attendance and has nothing to do with age, race or gender.”
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