Delta recently rolled out their new Zac Posen designed uniforms to over 60,000 of their employees, but it’s not all positive reactions from their employees. Several of the employees have complained that the new clothing is causing chafing and irritation irritating of their skin.
When American Airlines released their uniforms last year, New Uniforms Making American Airlines Employees Sick, the airline was getting tons of complaints from their employees who are having allergic reactions to the material causing them to get hives, rashes, and even breathing problems.
Delta has responded as a result of the complaints, that they will be making some adjustments to the pieces as a result of the complaints.
Delta Air Lines is making some adjustments to newly debuted uniforms after employees at the carrier complained about skin irritation.
The airline unveiled the Zac Posen-designed uniforms for its 64,000 employees late last month, featuring dresses in “passport plum” and suits in “ground speed graphite.”
But the airline has received more than two-dozen complaints from employees about the uniforms. Some flight attendants said their aprons were irritating and spokeswoman Ashton Kang said the airline is working “to make it softer to the neck.”
The airline also received 25 other complaints of irritation from the uniforms such as chafing and Delta is offering alternative blouses made of 100 percent cotton instead of the standard shirt that is a cotton-Spandex blend, as well as items that are free of wool, said Kang.
Michele Casper, a spokeswoman for Lands’ End, which manufactured the uniforms, said that “to the best of our knowledge, these are isolated concerns.”