American Airlines employees say uniforms are making them sick

| June 15, 2017

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More than 3,000 flight attendants and about 200 pilots from American Airlines have filed reports complaining that their new uniforms have caused rashes, hives and breathing problems. Kris Van Cleave reports.

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