This Flight Attendant Is Under Fire For Promoting Black Lives Matter

An American Airlines employee has come under fire by social media for wearing a “Black Lives Matter” pin on his uniform.

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A woman named Maggie Dietrich posted the photo above of a flight attendant of American Airlines on Facebook, causing a controversy. American Airlines responded that they would investigate the employee.

According to American Airlines, employee uniform guidelines allow a maximum of 5 pins to be worn at one time, with a maximum of 2 pins of “charitable/philanthropic causes or organization or personal pins of the employee’s choice”.

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In effect, American Airlines protects this employee’s right to free speech and individuality, as well as the right for dissenting opinions.

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Some Twitter/Facebook commentators insist that American Airlines allow this employee to keep his job, due to the fact that he is following their employee guidelines.

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Other’s believe the statement is too political for an airline, or they disagree with the movement altogether.

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Do you think the pin is protected by the American Airlines Guidelines? Please comment below and share this news!


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