BILL NUMBER: SB 1230	ENROLLED
	BILL TEXT

	PASSED THE SENATE  AUGUST 26, 2010
	PASSED THE ASSEMBLY  AUGUST 25, 2010
	AMENDED IN ASSEMBLY  AUGUST 16, 2010
	AMENDED IN SENATE  APRIL 21, 2010
	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, 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.


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, as soon as practicable, prepare and
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 activity and cannot leave - whether
it is commercial sex, housework, farm work, or
any other activity - call the       numbers below
to access help and services:
Call the National Human Trafficking Resource
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 hotlines are:
                  b7 Available 24 hours a day, 7
                  days a week.
                  b7 Operated by nonprofit,
                  nongovernmental organizations.
                  b7 Anonymous and confidential.
                  b7 Accessible in more than 160
                  languages.
                  b7 Able to provide help, referral
                  to services, training, and
                  general information.


   (b) The Labor Commissioner shall determine in what languages the
notice required by subdivision (a) shall be provided and shall make
the notice available on the Internet Web site of the Department of
Industrial Relations or any other means the Labor Commissioner deems
appropriate. The Labor Commissioner is not otherwise required to
produce or distribute the notice.
   2697.  The Labor Commissioner shall enforce this part.