Air Traffic Controllers React to Dress Code

Air traffic controllers don't like a government dress code. It bans shorts, jeans, T-shirts, and halter tops. But some noticed that the regulations did not specifically ban men from wearing dresses. So, as a form of protest, they're doing that. The next time your plane lands it may follow directions from a guy decked out in the latest Ann Taylor summer style.

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Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep.

Here's more than you want to know about the air traffic controllers who keep you safe. The controllers do not like a government dress code. It bans shorts, jeans, T-shirts and halter tops. But some noticed the regulations did not specifically ban men from wearing dresses.

So, as a form of protest, they're doing that. Next time your plane lands, it may follow directions from a guy decked out in the latest Ann Taylor summer styles.

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