UNC housekeepers struggle to do their jobs amid COVID-19 and staffing problems

By Daniel Myrick

David Barnette, a UNC housekeeper, works the graveyard shift at Coker Hall.  (Daniel Myrick / Carolina Connection)

Last month, thousands of students returned to UNC’s campus for the first time in more than a year.  Their  return has put a lot of pressure on an often-overlooked group: UNC housekeepers.  They have to protect their own health, deal with COVID protocols — and sometimes do the work that two or three people would have done before the pandemic.

Daniel Myrick reports.

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