Domestic workers

Jayapal, Gillibrand and Luján reintroduce the National Bill of Rights for Domestic Workers alongside the National Alliance of Domestic Workers

Backed by President Biden and Vice President Harris, landmark legislation corrects historic injustices by extending common workplace rights and protections to 2.2 million domestic workers WASHINGTON- U.S. Representative Pramila Jayapal (WA-07) joined U.S. Senators Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Ben Ray Luján (D-NM) today to reintroduce the National Bill of Rights for Domestic Workers. The groundbreaking […]

Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping Most Popular Products of June 2021

courtesy Every month at Good Housekeeping, we round up the best gifts on the market, analyze the season’s top trends, and test new and trusted products at the renowned Good Housekeeping Institute – and every month our readers decide which items they want. spend their hard-earned money. Now that we’re well into summer, Good Housekeeping […]

Domestic workers

Domestic workers in India are caught between a rock and a hard place

Whenever adversity strikes, it is always the most vulnerable who are the victims. The coronavirus pandemic is no exception. Both waves of the virus have hit domestic workers, casual workers and migrant workers hard. A study published by the International Labor Organization (ILO) mentioned that domestic workers were excluded from the economic and safety nets […]

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Hilton is getting rid of daily housekeeping at its hotels nationwide

Many people are traveling for the first time in over a year this summer thanks to increased vaccinations and the lifting of restrictions. According to travel booking company Koddi, hotel demand in the United States rapidly increased since mid-May. But as hotels have begun to roll back changes they put in place during the height […]

Domestic workers

My family made me realize how badly domestic workers are being treated during the pandemic

In this photo taken on January 22, 2012, a domestic worker cleans the window of an apartment in Jakarta, Indonesia. Photo: ROMEO GACAD/AFP via Getty Images My grandmother was not well. On a phone call with my mom, she told me my ah ma might have pneumonia. “She’s coughing up blood,” said my mother, calling […]

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Cleaning Crews Prepare for the Housekeeping Olympics

It’s natural for a global pandemic to put the fun on hold, but as the world opens up again, organizations are looking for ways to recognize their frontline workers. Cleaning staff members have been called upon to keep facilities safe throughout 2020 and despite a virus threat. Now IEHA seeks to recognize these people with […]

Janitorial work

Since the pandemic, janitorial work has become the top priority for the Fairmont Op Shop | Local news

FAIRMONT – Sanitation has always been important, and the pandemic has proven it. In years past, workers employed by the Fairmont operations shop were assigned tasks ranging from basic assembly to finishing floors. While they still take care of these and other tasks these days crews are often sent out to clean up. Or, more […]