Air France flight attendants in uproar over order to wear headscarves in Iran
April 3, 2016 - Uncategorized
Female flight attendants are furious that Air France will require them to wear headscarves and loose clothing in Tehran when service from Paris to Iran’s capital resumes later this month, union representatives say.
Multiple flight crew unions are fighting back against the rules, with at least one reaching out to a government minister in hopes that she would intervene.
The headscarf requirement and clothing limitations are “true threats to their dignity,” the Union des Navigants de l’Aviation Civile (UNAC) wrote in a letter to Laurence Rossignal, France’s minister for women’s rights and families, Friday. Read more…