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Frontier Airlines pilots, flight attendants on the alleged discrimination against pregnant and nursing employees

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Frontier Airlines has denied claims that the company has made it difficult for the pregnant or nursing employee to continue to work, as well as allegations that the airline could not leave, for staff members following the birth.

The company’s statement came in response to two federal court proceedings on Tuesday by a group of female pilots and flight attendants in the service of the carrier with the claim that “the Border does not account for the Claimant’s needs in relation to pregnancy and breast-feeding them will cause severe penalties, both within and outside of the workplace, simply because they are children.”

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The pilots and flight attendants have reported being forced into an “unpaid leave of absence,” according to the suit, new York is provided to you “do not have paid paternity leave, and is just a short, unpaid leave of absence after the birth.”

And with the return-to-work, the plaintiffs allege that the Border declined in order to make it possible for them to pump breast milk on the job, they need to have in order to be able to continue to care,” said the document, obtained by the Denver Post.

As a pilot, adding that they will face disciplinary action for proper pumping of accommodation, while two of the flight attendants who claimed that they were forced to pump in unsanitary aircraft lavatory between flights,” the outlet reported.

The Borders employees are claiming that they have “found themselves faced with mounting obstacles, as soon as she became pregnant, that they are forced to make impossible choices between their families and their livelihoods.”
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The Border workers, as a whole, the men claimed that they “found themselves faced with mounting obstacles, as soon as she became pregnant, that they are forced to make impossible choices between their families and their livelihoods.”

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Both of the cases, and a representative of the airline pilots, cabin crews, as Frontier has its own policy, both of which were filed on behalf of the group, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Colorado in conjunction with the law firm, Holwell Shuster & Goldberg llp, and the non-profit firm in the Direction of the ministry of Justice.

In a statement, the ACLU added that it had previously filed, and these complaints with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, “however, the investigation did not progress at all.”

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In new york, denies all of the allegations that have been made.

Frontier Airlines has a strong policy of support for the pregnant and nursing mothers, and continues to be committed to the treatment of all of the members of the team equally and fairly,” according to a statement obtained from Fox News. Frontier offers a number of accommodations for pregnant and / or breastfeeding, the pilots and flight attendants is within the boundaries of the protection of the safety of the public, which has always been our top priority.”

The airline has promised to defend itself “vigorously against this lawsuit.”

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The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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