Money United Airlines Is Being Sued By One of Its Own Flight Attendants (This Really Doesn't Look Good)

16:06  13 november  2017
16:06  13 november  2017 Source:   Inc.

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Yet now the airline 's being sued by a 60-year-old woman who claims United won' t let her wear clogs. Edie Hall is a United Flight Attendant and has worked for the airline and the one it swallowed, Continental, for 32 years.

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How did it come to this?

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The job of a flight attendant is one of them. Some of the known benefits attached to this job are the ability to meet interesting people, see the world in five star accommodations while earning a good salary and status. Flight attendants work for commercial airline companies.

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A lawsuit over shoes?

United Airlines is trying to be much nicer these days.

Nicer than the days when it dragged a passenger off a plane and knocked some of his teeth out.

Yet now the airline's being sued by a 60-year-old woman who claims United won't let her wear clogs.

Edie Hall is a United Flight Attendant and has worked for the airline and the one it swallowed, Continental, for 32 years.

As the Houston Chronicle reports, she's been wearing Dansko XP Pro brand since 2004 because of foot problems.

For a time, this was against airline rules. After 2013, it wasn't.

Still, she claims in her lawsuit that her United bosses were fine with her wearing the clogs on the plane, but tried to stop her wearing her clogs while walking through the airport.

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His lawyer said being dragged off the United Airlines flight was a "more horrifying" experience than living through that war. Dr Dao's daughter said: "What happened to my dad 6. FLIGHT ATTENDANT : Rank these with your partner. Put the best things. about being a flight attendant at the top.

United Airlines has been a real dick lately. “Well I’m sorry I just can’ t give you an unopened can so no Diet Coke for you,” the flight attendant reportedly said. So stop flying United , and tell your friends to stop flying United . There are plenty of good airlines out there.

Perhaps the airline felt this transmitted some sort of bad image, but the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission found in Hall's favor in May.

Yet she's still suing.

She claims that United persists in saying that her clogs are against uniform policy when she's anywhere but on the plane.

She insists that the airline keeps alternately allowing her clogs and then rescinding permission to wear them.

It all sounds as if there's a clog in the communication system here.

I contacted United to ask for its view and will update, should a reply hotfoot its way to me.

United did tell the Houston Chronicle that there's no legal basis for the suit, as the airline is happy for Hall to wear the shoes.

Perhaps this seems like an extremely petty dispute, one that surely could have been resolved in a conversation lasting a few minutes.

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But there are a few things that make air travel a bit better , such as those mini-bottles of booze they serve – and the flight attendants . While most airlines nowadays don' t base their hiring practices as heavily on physical appearances as they did in the 1960's, there's no doubt that looks often still play a

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It's still an example of what appears to be, at the very least, communication gone wrong.

If, as she insists, Hall's disability is so severe that she needs to wear the clogs, is it impossible for United to make an exception?

Or might there be more to the tale than Hall and her lawyer have revealed?

But when you have a vast, unpopular company facing off against a 60-year-old employee of 32 years, it's hard for human sympathies not to waft in one particular direction.

And that's what doesn't look good for United.

Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.


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