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>> Housekeeping and staff, who are almost all women, saw their wages and working conditions severely damaged after a labor reform back in 2012. And it's starting to organize protests, getting media attention, and drawing many sympathies from many people all around Spain.>> One worker who spoke to Pablo on condition of anonymity, says the situation's gotten so bad her bosses even threaten her.
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>> There should be inspections to see what a woman is like at one in the afternoon. Sweating from head to toe with her uniform sticking to her, sweaty hair, it's like you're down a mine. They attack you so that you conform, and so that you do as they say.
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And for me, now, I'm done with it.>> Now the maids are pinning their hopes on the new socialist's led government of Pedro Sanchez.>> They have picked hotel staff as the first group to be treated differently under the country's labor laws. And are putting in a plan aimed at improving their working conditions.
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>> Maria says that is a sense of optimism that the new government will bring change. Hope she says, is all they have left.>>