Clean Hospitality Updates

March 2021

UNITE HERE is fighting for a just recovery – a recovery that ensures that people are not locked out of hospitality jobs they've held for decades due to race, gender, age, union affiliation or any other form of discrimination.

March 2021

A new article by Molly Redden, titled, “The Workers Hit Hardest By The Pandemic Are In For The Longest Recoverysheds light on how hospitality workers will continue impacted by the pandemic even in the rebound.

March 2021

Women have been working for years to create good jobs in the hospitality industry, and it should not be inevitable that they will “never regain their pre-pandemic earning power." In a recent article in Conde Nast Traveler, “Women in the Travel Industry Are Bearing the Brunt of the Pandemic’s Economic Hardship”, Jessica Puckett interviewed women working in the hospitality industry about how the pandemic has impacted them. The long-term effects detailed can and should be curtailed.

September 2020

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. 

August 2020

Locations that lead the way in keeping workers and guests safe

August 2020

On July 17, seven leading occupational health and epidemiology experts wrote San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors in support of the Healthy Buildings Ordinance.

July 2020

Union Will Consult with Meeting Planners on Sample Contract Language and Resources to Demand Safe Events

July 2020

Las Vegas, NV – The Culinary Union has launched a new website (CulinaryClean.org) ahead of the anticipated re-opening of Nevada casinos tomorrow on June 4th, 2020.

July 2020

UNITE HERE calls for hospitality companies to implement rapid response plans for suspected outbreaks as one of several necessary steps to encourage consumer confidence for meeting planners and business travelers and ensure the safety of hospitality workers.

July 2020

Hotel guest rooms are not sealed quarantine sites. Guests leave their rooms, leave the hotel, and come back – sometimes multiple times in a single day.