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Manhattan Housekeepers Get Panic Buttons

Housekeepers at the Pierre Hotel will get panic buttons in the wake of two highly publicized attacks on Manhattan hotel cleaners. The buttons are part of a deal hashed out between the management and the union.

The Sofitel Hotel, where form IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn allegedly attacked a housekeeper, has also agreed to equip housekeeping staff with panic buttons.

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