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Last in, first out: Female pilots bear brunt of airline job cuts

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In the United States alone, the top two airlines are set to furlough more than 3,000 pilots when government stimulus expires this month, and a disproportionate number of those are women. Under layoff agreements between airlines and unions, junior pilots lose their jobs before senior ones, regardless of gender, race or age. (www.reuters.com) More...

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ukusapkm07201942
Paul Miller 3
Women have ALWAYS had to fight hard for equality in the Airline world, and now it seems they are the FIRST OUT THE DOOR ? Sad so sad.
linbb
linbb 2
So thats the way it is made to work so that its fair for everyone OK just because many do not have the seniority to hold there job TOUGH.
Highflyer1950
Highflyer1950 -1
Actually, that is a pretty dumb statement. Airlines hire and that starts a seniority list....period. Last hired, first furloughed & has been that way forever. Doesn’t matter if you are purple, black, white, male or female....period.

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