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Coronavirus fears spur Hawaii hotel workers to wear masks on the job

  • BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Amid rising anxiety over the global progression of the new coronavirus, Hawaii’s largest hotel workers union is asking hotels to allow workers to wear masks on the job. Hawaiian Airlines last week opted not to let its flight attendants wear masks on duty. Airline travelers from Asia on Sunday made their way from the enclosed international arrivals customs area to the group arrivals area at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport.

    BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Amid rising anxiety over the global progression of the new coronavirus, Hawaii’s largest hotel workers union is asking hotels to allow workers to wear masks on the job. Hawaiian Airlines last week opted not to let its flight attendants wear masks on duty. Airline travelers from Asia on Sunday made their way from the enclosed international arrivals customs area to the group arrivals area at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport.

  • BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                A couple wearing masks got instructions on ground transportation Sunday from an agent, also masked, at the group arrivals area of Daniel K. Inouye International Airport.

    BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    A couple wearing masks got instructions on ground transportation Sunday from an agent, also masked, at the group arrivals area of Daniel K. Inouye International Airport.

With the threat of the coronavirus outbreak seemingly growing daily, the largest union representing hotel workers in the state is asking resort executives across the islands to allow their employees to wear surgical masks while on the job. Read more

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