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Philippines' NUWHRAIN joins the Global Housekeeping initiative 16-09-2014

Members of the IUF-affiliate NUWHRAIN attended an IUF seminar in Manila on August 20 to join the IUF's Global Housekeeping initiative.
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Is hotel housekeepers' health adequately protected by national and international law? 18-06-2014

Hotel housekeepers are exposed to numerous health risks, among them musculoskeletal strains and injuries, acute traumas, chemical exposure and the risks which come with long working hours.
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Training session in Finland for hotel housekeepers 05-06-2014

In April, some 50 hotel housekeepers were joined by health & safety officers to attend a training session organized by the IUF-affiliated PAM in Finland.
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Indonesian hotel workers demand ‘Make Up My Workplace!’ 13-05-2014

The national hotel workers' federation, FSPM, held protest actions at a major international hotel in Bandung as part of the global housekeeping campaign.
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Protests across Pakistan raise awareness of housekeepers' rights & dignity 13-05-2014

In Pakistan protest actions were held in Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad and Swat throughout the month of April culminating in national actions on May Day.
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Korean union highlights plight of precarious women workers in housekeeping 13-05-2014

The Korean Federation of Private Service Workers Unions (KFSU) escalated the IUF global housekeeping campaign by bringing public attention to the plight of casual women workers employed as housekeepers.
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Indian HEFOI activists for the Housekeepers initiative 02-05-2014

On March 17, 14 union activists from the IUF-affiliated HEFOI Goa State Committee leafleted outside the Radisson Blu, in South Goa to spread news of the Housekeepers initiative to co-workers and passers-by.
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Hotel housekeeping outsourcing worsens conditions, outsources responsibility 13-03-2014

It was clear from the launch that the housekeeper campaign would have outsourcing as one of its targets. It is a common experience for outsourced workers to be treated worse than those directly employed.
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Paris Hyatt Hotel housekeepers on strike for direct employment and decent work 23-09-2013

Some 60 housekeeping staff and valets at Paris prestigious Park Hyatt Paris Vendôme Hotel went on strike and took to the streets Friday under the banner: "The class war starts here."
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Putzi - online game about housekeeping 23-07-2013

A game developed by the Finnish union PAM. Here's what they have to say about it: "With this game, Service Union United PAM wants to draw attention to the fair purchasing of cleaning services.
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Running to support Hotel Housekeepers 17-07-2013

If running is a pleasure, running for good causes is a real pleasure. This is what IUF's Massimo Frattini did last Sunday, 14th July, in London in The British 10K London Run.


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