Female staff at Stansted demand right to wear trousers

airport staff are demanding the right to wear trousers to work.

150 workers at Stansted Airport in Essex have signed a petition, and warned
they might take more direct action if their request is rejected.

said wearing skirts on a cold morning can be “very unpleasant”, and are backed
by the GMB union which said women should have a choice of wearing skirts or

GMB has already fought a similar case – and two years ago won on behalf of two
women who were suspended by Eurostar for refusing to wear skirts.

By Quentin Reade

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