Modern Slavery Act and the Hospitality Industry
The Modern Slavery Act (MSA) is a law that was passed in Australia and Singapore to combat modern slavery and protect victims. The MSA requires businesses to report on the steps they are taking to identify and mitigate the risk of modern slavery in their operations and supply chains.
The hospitality industry is particularly vulnerable to modern slavery, as it is a labor-intensive industry with a high turnover of staff. Hospitality workers are often vulnerable to exploitation, as they may be undocumented workers, migrant workers, or workers who are paid in cash.
Why is the Modern Slavery Act important for the European Union?
The European Union is a major tourist destination, and it is important to ensure that the hospitality industry in the EU is free from modern slavery. A Modern Slavery Act would help to achieve this by requiring businesses in the EU to report on the steps they are taking to combat modern slavery in their operations and supply chains.
A Modern Slavery Act would also help to raise awareness of modern slavery in the hospitality industry and encourage businesses to take action to address the problem. It would also send a strong message to the rest of the world that the EU is committed to tackling modern slavery.
How Doinn is taking cleaners out of the black market
Doinn is a platform that connects hospitality operators with professional cleaning companies that offer decent work and fair pay to their cleaners.
Doinn’s mission is to take cleaners out of the black market and to support the sustainability of the hospitality industry, especially the short-term rental industry, which is facing a more challenging labor shortage.
Doinn’s app features help create a more diverse and inclusive work environment for cleaning operators, but the cleaning company or the hospitality operator also needs to invest in training and ensure good living conditions for its workers.
The Modern Slavery Act is an essential tool for combating modern slavery in the hospitality industry. Doinn is also playing a role in taking cleaners out of the black market and providing them with decent work and fair pay.
By working together, we can help to create a sustainable hospitality industry that is free from modern slavery and that respects the rights of all workers.