BILL NUMBER: SB 1230 AMENDED
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
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 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 commercial sex, housework, farm work, or
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 :
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
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,
days a week.
b7 Operated by a not-for-
b7 Accessible in 160 languages.
b7 Confidential and private at
(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.