New York hotel workers seek COVID-19 vaccine in appeal to Cuomo

They want to check in — for a vaccine.

The hotel industry is urging Gov. Andrew Cuomo to designate its staffers as crucial front-line workers so they can be vaccinated against COVID-19.

More than 400 members of the Hotel Trades Council died after getting infected with COVID-19, and union sources claim many employees contracted the killer virus on the job.

Hotel workers are at risk because the facilities that remain open have been used to house recovering COVID-19 patients, people in quarantine and homeless individuals, the advocates argue.

“Hotel workers are essential workers who have been working on the frontlines throughout this pandemic. They’ve been serving high-risk populations like

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