Demand United Airlines Treat ALL Passengers Fairly
  • Petitioned Anne Seeley

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Director Customer Care United Airlines
Anne Seeley
Managing Director Customer Solutions United Airlines
Scott O'Leary
United Airlines
California Governor
President of the United States
California State Senate
California State House
U.S. Senate
U.S. House of Representatives

Demand United Airlines Treat ALL Passengers Fairly

    1. Kelly Price
    2. Petition by

      Kelly Price

      Los Angeles, CA

Profiling passengers is a common thing with air travel. The world has changed and traveling has not been the same since 9-11. The discomfort and sometimes annoying process of getting from here to there is a cross we all bear in this country to insure the safety of all Americans when we travel by airplane. Unfortunately, some use this as a bullying tool. On Saturday June 23, 2012 I was bullied by Stephanie a United Airlines employee when she assumed I was not a first class passenger and refused me service at the Customer Service/Rebooking counter in Houston. Even once she realized she was wrong she still ignored me and refused to help me. Her co-workers also ignored me. When I asked to see her name on her badge she hid it and began to a=scream out loud that I was harrassing her in an attempt to have security come an remove me. I am not a terrorist. I am not a criminal. Had Stephanie (The United Airlines Employee) been successful in her attempt to have me removed I would have likely been arrested and certainly not allowed to travel that day. As American citizens we are entitled to each have the same civil liberties and basic rights. I want United Airlines to have mandatory Cultural Diversity and Tolerance training for ALL employees of their company. I want United Airlines to implement better checks and balances that insure their employees CANNOT misuse their "authority" with customers and passengers. I want a United policy that demands the immediate termination of a United Airlines employee who discriminates or violates the civil and/or consumer rights of a customer/passenger in either of these manners.Classist, Racist practices hidden in corporate code cannot be tolerated. If we don't speak out this will never change.

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    1. I am participating in the National Convention for the NAACP next week.

      Kelly Price
      Petition Organizer

      I will have the opportunity to meet with the leaders of this history changing organization who is known for championing causes for the downtrodden and minority people of our culture and the world. I look forward to formally extending this petition to them to take under their wings for additional support.
      I look forward to updating all of you on the results of our time together in Houston.

    2. Reached 3,000 signatures
    3. Additional Officers At United Airlines Added To This Petition

      Kelly Price
      Petition Organizer

      As of this writing United Airlines has not issued a forma public apology for the profiling incident that took place on June 23rd at their Houston, TX hub. Upper level management says they need to review the reports to determine if the incident happened as claimed, what measures were taken by section supervisors and what more can or should happen. United was contacted by a journalist and their PR rep indicated that there was direct dialogue with me working to resolve things. As of this writing that is untrue. I am clear that United Management and Execs are aware of this situation. I will continue to push this to the limits until someone has the decency to acknowledge and CHANGE these horrible practices inside of their company.
      Madamenoire.com covered the story please see the link below.
      Thank you to all the media outlets who have picked up on this story and ran it. Thank you to those of you who continue to run it #CHANGE
      KP

    4. Reached 2,000 signatures

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    Reasons for signing

    • Vic Langford PEMBROKE PINES, FL
      • about 2 years ago

      Once I saw this happened in Houston, I knew it was definitely true. There is a serious race problem in Houston--often tolerated by locals and detested by those coming from other cities and states in the U.S.

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    • Cynthia Eubanks NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ
      • about 2 years ago

      Racial profiling is alive and well!!

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    • justin vung VANCOUVER, CANADA
      • about 2 years ago

      I am a visible minority myself and would hate this to happen to myself.

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    • Mickey Hagans WILMINGTON, NC
      • about 2 years ago

      Many people today are living day to day without a clue that racism and racial situations are still occurring. This petition isn't just to help Kelly Price make a difference, but it also helps African American men and women stand up for justice, truth and right. And I'm only 15 years old, and I'm trying to make a difference.

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    • Charles Atkinson ATLANTA, GA
      • about 2 years ago

      People should all be treated right and not be subjected to someones opinion.

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