United Airlines Flight Attendants Claim They Were Taken Off an MLB Team Charter For Not Being ‘White, Young, and Thin’ in a New Lawsuit

Two United Airlines flight attendants brought a lawsuit against the company last week, claiming they were denied positions on a charter flight for the Los Angeles Dodgers because the MLB players preferred “white, young, thin women who are predominately blond and blue-eyed.” The Dodgers are not named as defendants in the suit.

The flight attendants, Dawn Todd, 50, who is Black, and Darby Quezada, 44, of mixed Mexican, Black, and Jewish descent, alleged that they didn’t have a “certain look,” and claimed the airline denied them roles based on racial and physical biases.

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