Women are the majority of workers in BC's hotel industry. Thousands of them are out of work because of the pandemic. Meet British Columbia's unequal women.
Meet BC’s Unequal Women
They've cleaned rooms, cooked meals, and served tourists across BC for decades. But now they’re being treated like they're disposable.
19th Century Treatment in 21st Century BC
Hotels are refusing to recall their long-term workers when the industry recovers. Instead, mass firings are being used to strip away gains made by women who are the backbone of this industry and set them back to an earlier era.