BILL NUMBER: SB 1230	AMENDED
	BILL TEXT

	AMENDED IN SENATE  APRIL 7, 2010
	AMENDED IN SENATE  MARCH 24, 2010

INTRODUCED BY   Senator DeSaulnier

                        FEBRUARY 19, 2010

   An act to add Part 12.5 (commencing with Section 2696) to Division
2 of the Labor Code, relating to human trafficking.


	LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


   SB 1230, as amended, DeSaulnier. Employment: posting requirements.

   Existing law requires employers to post various employment-related
information for employees, including information relating to the
payment of wages, workers' compensation, and discrimination in
employment.
   This bill would require employers to post information related to
 slavery and  human trafficking, including information
related to 2 nonprofit organizations that provide services in support
of the elimination of  slavery and  human trafficking.
   Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: yes.
State-mandated local program: no.


THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  SECTION 1.  Part 12.5 (commencing with Section 2696) is added to
Division 2 of the Labor Code, to read:

      PART 12.5.  HUMAN TRAFFICKING


   2696.  (a) An employer shall post in a conspicuous location
frequented by employees a notice in substantially the following form:

""Victims of  slavery and  human trafficking are 
protected 
 protected  under United States and California law.
 If you or
  someone you know is being forced to engage in any

If you or someone you know is being forced to 
 engage in any  activity and cannot leave - whether
 it is
  it is  commercial sex, housework, farm work, or
 any 
 other activity - call the National Human 
 Trafficking Resource Center Hotline or the 
 California Coalition to Abolish Slavery & 
 Trafficking at the information below to access 
 any other activity - call the numbers below to 
 access  help and services:
 
Call the National Human Trafficking Resource
 Center at 1-888-373-7888. 
 Center at 1-888-373-7888 or the California 
 Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking 
 (CAST) at 1-888-KEY-2-FRE(EDOM) or 1-888-539-2373. 
        The toll-free hotline  i  s  :
  are: 
                  b7 Available 24 hours a day, 7
                  days a week.
                  b7 Operated by  a  nonprofit,
                  nongovernmental organization s  .
 
                  b7 Anonymous and confidential.
                   b7 Accessible in more than 160 
                   b7 Accessible in 170  languages.
                  b7 Able to provide help, referral
                  to services, training, and
                  general information.
 Call the California Coalition to Abolish Slavery 
 & Trafficking Hotline at 1-888-539-2373. 
         The toll-free hotline is: 
                   b7 Available 24 hours a day, 
 7 
                   days a week. 
                   b7 Operated by a       not-for- 
                   profit organization.
                   b7 Accessible in 160 languages. 
                   b7 Confidential and private at 
                   your request. 


   (b) The Labor Commissioner shall determine in what languages the
notice required by subdivision (a) shall be printed.
   2697.  The Labor Commissioner shall enforce this part.