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Unfortunately, municipal and county governments, businesses, employers and the community are not aware that most states have existing laws requiring the posting of human trafficking information, informing employers/employees and others to report knowledge or suspected human trafficking activity. The information should include the state and/or hotline number for victims who may be trafficked.
To be in compliance with both STATE and FEDERALLAWS regarding human trafficking, posters should at a minimum be placed in the following locations:
Rail and Bus stations
Emergency Rooms & Urgent Care Centers
Farm Labor Contractors and Recruitment Centers
Restaurants with licenses to serve alcohol
Adult Entertainment venues
Massage Parlors and Spas
These notices must be posted in a prominent location near a public entrance or in a location where similar notices are posted. Please check with your state to ensure businesses and locations are in compliance.
Notice must be printed in English, Spanish and any other language that is the most widely spoken language in the county where the establishment is located and for which translation is mandated by the Federal Voting Rights Act (42 U.S.C. Sec. 1973 et seq.)
Please check with your STATE to find out what the law says about persons and professionals disciplines who are MANDATORY REPORTERS for suspected child abuse and have a duty to report and intervene in these cases including those who may be victims of sex and labor trafficking.
Mandatory Reporters are usually:
This list is not a complete list but check with your particular state.
What you need to look for:
This is an issue that affects women, girls, boys and men so ANYONE can be a victim!!
These are not all of the red flags but just a few that might assist in saving a person's life.
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This information was developed by Sunny Slaughter Consulting
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