Hawkers want cleaning fees cut after new Singapore law requires diners to clear food trays, table litter

Hawkers argued that since diners are returning their own trays, the cleaners' jobs would have been lightened and the fees should be reduced. ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM
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SINGAPORE - Some cleaning contractors are locked in a dispute with hawkers over tray-clearing and table-cleaning fees after a new law kicked in which requires diners to clear their own food trays and table litter.

Hawkers argued that since diners are returning their own trays, the cleaners' jobs would have been lightened and the fees should be reduced.

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