'Ban smoking in hotel rooms' - union
TT/Adam Ewing · 29 Jun 2006, 13:19
Published: 29 Jun 2006 13:19 GMT+02:00
Sweden’s Hotel and Restaurant Union wants smoking in hotels banned. The union said in a press release on Thursday that too many hotel cleaners are forced to work in rooms that have been smoked in.
“We see now that a few hotels, such as the Clarion Collection Hotel Odin in Gothenburg – on its own initiative banned smoking,” said Ella Niia, the union’s head.
“But it is going too slowly. We have almost 6000 hotel cleaners who also have the right to a good working environment.”
Last year, the union won a big victory after Sweden put a ban on smoking in public places.
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