NY TIMES Article: For Hotels, Cleaning Is Key. But Cleaners Say Their Jobs Are Under Assault

September 2020

NY TIMES Article: For Hotels, Cleaning Is Key. But Cleaners Say Their Jobs Are Under Assault

For months, every hotel company has put forward protocols and arguments for why their hotels are the cleanest. Housekeepers are speaking up. Housekeepers’ voices are important to the hospitality industry’s rebound. 

This is a must-read article by Tariro Mzezewa: 
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/11/travel/coronavirus-hotel-housekeeping.html

“What we believe is that daily room cleaning is our arsenal to help fight the spread of Covid,” said Nia Winston, general vice president of Unite Here, the hotel and restaurant workers’ union that represents more than 300,000 hospitality workers. “Daily room cleaning is required in China and Hong Kong and other places that have successfully contained the virus.”