Friday, April 21, 2006

And you thought OSHA was unnecessary! Hotel Companies Increasing Maids' Workload and Injury Rates

As hotel companies add amenities to their rooms it forces maids to take on heavier workloads. Studies have found that housekeepers suffer from an increasing amount of arm, shoulder and lower back injuries. The hotel workers' union, Unite Here, is concerned that the workload endangers housekeepers. Steven Greenhouse, The New York Times 04/21/2006 Read Article: The New York Times

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