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United sued for Dodgers' Desire For Thin, Blonde Flight Attendants, Lawsuit Says

United sued for Dodgers' Desire For Thin, Blonde Flight Attendants, Lawsuit Says

Old Oct 30, 2023, 2:26 pm
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United sued for Dodgers' Desire For Thin, Blonde Flight Attendants, Lawsuit Says

Really? You can't make this stuff up. United is really flirting with a really bad PR lawsuit, or these flight attendants are trying to get pay back for something.
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/fligh...b0ae2dc0b47219

Dawn Todd, 50, who is Black, and Darby Quezada, 44, who is Mexican, Black and of Jewish heritage, assert in a discrimination lawsuit that United assigned “white, young, thin women who are predominately blond and blue-eyed” on charter flights for the baseball team ― because that’s what the players allegedly preferred,

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Old Oct 30, 2023, 2:41 pm
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Let's be honest, this will likely be settled out of court unless United has been logging something on their employee records thus far. Also, not surprised at all.
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Old Oct 30, 2023, 3:23 pm
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Fix the font. Can you also quote the relevant info on here?
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Old Oct 30, 2023, 4:00 pm
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This belongs in some TMZ group. This is a frequent flyer website
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Please remember that these are unproven allegations. Often the allegation is presented in a manner such that it will encourage the defendant to settle.
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Complete bollocks this.
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Old Oct 30, 2023, 9:44 pm
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Originally Posted by Repooc17 (Post # 3)
Can you also quote the relevant info on here?
"[T]hey were told the others fit a certain look that the Dodgers players liked, the lawsuit alleges.

"Todd and Quezada began getting fewer assignments and were demoted before Quezada was removed from the program outright without any justification, according to the suit.

"The Dodgers are not named in the suit and declined to comment to the Times. United told Reuters that it fosters an environment of inclusion and that the suit is without merit."
[Emphasis added.]

Does the complaint allege who told the Plaintiffs that thin, blonde flight attendants were preferred?
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Old Oct 31, 2023, 6:56 am
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Originally Posted by bluedemon211
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Originally Posted by hughw
Really? You can't make this stuff up. United is really flirting with a really bad PR lawsuit, or these flight attendants are trying to get pay back for something.
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/fligh...b0ae2dc0b47219
Thanks for editing WineCountryUA....I couldn't get rid of large font...couldn't delete.the post and start again..
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Old Oct 31, 2023, 7:34 am
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Many airlines for repeat charter business allow the charter customer to pick the flight attendants. Delta as an example allows the customer to interview and select the attendants they want to use each season. This provides an excellent product for the customer as the flight attendants are aware of what each of the customers prefers for food and beverages. When the higher ups in each organization board they don’t wait for a PDB. It’s already poured and waiting at their seat.
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Old Oct 31, 2023, 7:53 am
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if its a charter flight ,then dont the ones chartering the flight have options in terms of food, drink, and FA"s ?
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Old Oct 31, 2023, 8:44 am
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Originally Posted by fotographer
if its a charter flight ,then dont the ones chartering the flight have options in terms of food, drink, and FA"s ?
Not if it is illegal or discriminatory. Do we really need to go back to the fat, old, white guys’ attitude?

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Old Oct 31, 2023, 8:47 am
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Originally Posted by Jeff767
Many airlines for repeat charter business allow the charter customer to pick the flight attendants. Delta as an example allows the customer to interview and select the attendants they want to use each season. This provides an excellent product for the customer as the flight attendants are aware of what each of the customers prefers for food and beverages. When the higher ups in each organization board they don’t wait for a PDB. It’s already poured and waiting at their seat.
An ex-girlfriend of mine worked the TB Rays charter for years and became great friends with the ball club management et. al. based on exactly this, the teams (for a whole host of reasons having nothing to do with whether an FA is attractive or not) prefer to travel with as narrow a subset of potential crew as possible. This is just as much to prevent the type of funny business that these disgruntled FAs are implying occurs as it is to accommodate eye candy (i.e. better to have a set of crew that a team knows can act professionally even when surrounded by a bunch of young athletes with more money than judgement, than to have a revolving door of people who no onw knows the real provenance of).

Makes for a good clickbait headline though.
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Old Oct 31, 2023, 8:50 am
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Originally Posted by Jeff767
Many airlines for repeat charter business allow the charter customer to pick the flight attendants. Delta as an example allows the customer to interview and select the attendants they want to use each season. This provides an excellent product for the customer as the flight attendants are aware of what each of the customers prefers for food and beverages. When the higher ups in each organization board they don’t wait for a PDB. It’s already poured and waiting at their seat.
Did I wake up to 1953?

This is done by allowing an interview? How about every FA can take a specific test without regard to age, sex, religion, etc.

pretty sure the ability to understand specific needs isn’t based upon hair color or breast size.

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Complete bollocks this.
yeah, like there’s no discrimination, sexual harassment and assault in sports. “Come on honey, you don’t want to lose this job do you?”
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Old Oct 31, 2023, 8:55 am
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Originally Posted by tkelvin69
Did I wake up to 1953?

This is done by allowing an interview? How about every FA can take a specific test without regard to age, sex, religion, etc.

pretty sure the ability to understand specific needs isn’t based upon hair color or breast size.
There's a difference between buying an airline ticket and hiring an airline for your transportation. When you hire an organization, you get a little more say-so in what you want.
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Old Oct 31, 2023, 9:06 am
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There's a difference between buying an airline ticket and hiring an airline for your transportation. When you hire an organization, you get a little more say-so in what you want.
You're defending the practice of hiring on the basis of hair color and breast size? Really?
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