Plunging occupancy rates have meant widespread lay-offs of hotel employees in Hong Kong. Photo: Sam Tsang Plunging occupancy rates have meant widespread lay-offs of hotel employees in Hong Kong. Photo: Sam Tsang
Plunging occupancy rates have meant widespread lay-offs of hotel employees in Hong Kong. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong hotel union blasts lack of Covid-19 unemployment aid, cites dirtier rooms, heavier workloads

  • City’s accommodation workers latest to condemn welfare minister’s suggestion that the jobless simply apply for social security assistance
  • Quarantine guests and uptick in staycations have made cleaners’ jobs much more difficult amid pandemic, union representative adds

Topic |   Hong Kong economy
Plunging occupancy rates have meant widespread lay-offs of hotel employees in Hong Kong. Photo: Sam Tsang Plunging occupancy rates have meant widespread lay-offs of hotel employees in Hong Kong. Photo: Sam Tsang
Plunging occupancy rates have meant widespread lay-offs of hotel employees in Hong Kong. Photo: Sam Tsang
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