I was reading the newspaper a coule of days ago and an article was related to the fired Asian Northwest Flight Attendants.
According to news, it said that the fired 30 Northwest F.A are planning to sue Northwest for Racial Discrimination.More than 10 Northwest former staff gathered at the American Embassy in Hong Kong a few days ago, saying that Norwest discrimnated them during their career in NW, also saying "Shame On Northwest".A F.A worked in NW for 11 years told the press that comparing with American Flight Attendants, Asian Attendants didn't have the same privileages as the American F.A.Examples are :
1.No promotions for Asian crews no matter how many years they've worked in Northwest while promotions for American crews would be possible.
2.No overtime paid for Asian crews while Amserican crews paid for serving passengers for 30 more extra minutes on a scheluded flight.
3.Working time not as much as American crew, thus salary lower than American crew.
4.Food for American crew is business class food while Asian crew could only take Economy Class Food.
Also she said that Northwest kept the position without pay for around 300 American crews, while Northwest fired 30 Asian crew, and obviously that's racial discrimination.the fired crew are now planning to sue Northwest Airlines, and also wanting American Embassy in Hong Kong to give assistance.American Embassy have not responded at the moment to give assistance not.
Could anyone confirm that comparing with American Cres, is it true that the Asian crews are not as well-treated?That's really not fair to the Asian crews...i thought that crews were given the same salary paid method or so!