The human rights crisis in Music City’s booming hotel industry

http://www.southernstudies.org/2016/06/the-human-rights-crisis-in-music-citys-booming-hot.html

The hospitality industry is thriving in the tourist mecca of Nashville, Tennessee, but the people who do the hard work of keeping the city’s hotels clean are not sharing in the prosperity and often face appalling work conditions, a new report finds. Image: <img height="806" alt="&lt;p&gt;During a press conference where Workers’ Dignity/Dignidad Obrera released a report about human rights abuses in Nashville’s booming hospitality industry, hotel housekeepers spoke out about the troubling conditions they face on the job. (Image is a still from the video below.)&lt;/p&gt; " width="1228" src="http://www.southernstudies.org/sites/default/files/images/workers_dignity_hotel_presser.png?1464876297"> During a press conference where Workers’ Dignity/Dignidad Obrera released a report about human rights abuses in Nashville’s booming hospitality industry, hotel housekeepers spoke out about the troubling conditions they face on the job. (Image is a still from the video below.) Appreciate this post? Please donate & share below. Donate » Tweet » Share » Email » Reddit » Image Caption: &lt;p>During a press conference where Workers’ Dignity/Dignidad Obrera released a report about human rights abuses in Nashville’s booming hospitality industry, hotel housekeepers spoke out about the troubling conditions they face on the job. (Image is a still from the video below.)&lt;/p> read more

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