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Hong Kong's protests are taking a toll on restaurant and hotel workers

Sep 04, 2019 - CNN

HONG KONG (CNN Business) -- Months of political unrest in Hong Kong have upended business in the city. Now restaurant and hospitality workers are feeling the pain.

Union officials told CNN Business last week that restaurants are laying off workers and forcing them to take unpaid leave. Major hotels are also asking workers to stay home --- in some cases, for no pay --- as business slows down.

The city's economy was already suffering because of China's slowdown and the US-China trade...