Female pilot sues former employer after being told that they are ‘too short’ to go, Gloria Allred, to represent

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A female pilot has taken her former employer to court, after the private-jet service that reportedly fired the woman because she is “too short” to allow you to fly one of their planes.

Now, in the pilot, which is a 5-foot, 2-inch long, and is suing the company, with the help of the famous women’s rights attorney, Gloria Allred, on the grounds of gender discrimination.


In a lawsuit filed by the 13th of August, in the Southern District of Ohio, and I Shari Drerup, who alleged that she was wrongfully fired from her “dream” employer, NetJets, Inc. in March of 2017, to be short in order to fly the Phenom, a plane, a small private jet.

The plaintiff is further of the opinion that three of her male pilot colleagues, who are considered to be too large to fly on the same aircraft, and were wrongly assigned to a different aircraft to fly without consequence.

The Pilot Shari Drerup, pictured left, is suing her one-time employer, NetJets, Inc., with the help of Gloria Allred, left, on the ground of discrimination on the grounds of sex.
(Gloria Allred)

Drerup was officially hired by NetJets in December 2016, for a position located in Columbus, Ohio, according to the lawsuit.

In advance of the training, and the Louisiana native, who alleged that all of the pilots in her class were taken in order to confirm that they would fit in with all of the aircraft in the NetJets fleet, ABC 7 reports. Drerup said the length of it, it was approved with no problem.

An external shot of a NetJets, Inc. Embraer Phenom 300. NetJets, the aviation business activities of Berkshire Hathaway, is a fractional-jet company, whose clients take a stake in planes in exchange for flight hours.

If Drerup started simulator training in February, but the instructor informed her that her legs were “too short” to safely reach the pedals.

“I have been told by NetJets, ‘Go out and buy a booster seat. Wearing platform shoes. Just to make it work,'” the plaintiff sued.

Drerup, and Step on Nov. 13 press conference.<br>

(Gloria Allred)

“From the moment they found that I had to fly the plane, they should have helped me,” Drerup said, as per NBC Los Angeles. “They say, ‘You know what, we have yet to see any other aircraft in the fleet, and you are a good driver, you’ll be on a plane.'”


Instead, they were “surprised” by the termination of her employment on the next day, the color of the states.

“I was going to go to a meeting the next day, in the hope of being transported to a different plane. And they gave me a termination letter, he took my badge and took my credit card, took my iPad and took my phone,” Drerup said. “And treated me like a criminal.”

The room also argued that it was cleared to fly the two aircraft in the NetJets fleet, although her argument turned out not to be a success.

To add insult to injury, Allred said that in three of the case of the male classmates had been assigned to the other aircraft because they had the opposite problem, a too high number of the Product, which, Courthouse News Service, described as a “two-engine light jet that can be up to 11 persons.

“Why, a husband was a pilot and offered that chance, and the Wine is being denied?” Allred asked at a recent press conference.
(Gloria Allred)

“Why, a husband was a pilot and offered that chance, and the Wine is being denied?” Allred asked at a Tuesday press conference. “In my opinion, this is discrimination on the basis of gender, and it is clearly a double-standard for male and female pilots.”


Now, Drerup will be upwards of $75,000 in back pay, front pay or reinstatement of her one-time employer, along with the damage.

When contacted by Fox News, a statement, a rep for the NetJets declined to comment on the complaint.

The private jet service is considered to be the largest operator of private aircraft in the world, with more than 750 aircraft in its fleet.

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