Tuesday, January 31, 2006

It's not the same fucking job

Canada's human rights commission to investigate whether flight attendants should be paid the same as pilots and mechanics.

The Canadian Union of Public Employees began the case in 1991, arguing that the airline discriminated because it paid attendants differently "for what it argued was equally valuable work performed by mechanical personnel and pilots."


I'm all for equal pay for the same job, but a pilot and a flight attendant are not the same thing. Anyone who is going to argue that a flight attendant is as valuable as the pilot is deluding themself.