Calif. Moves Forward To Prevent Human Trafficking

Law360, New York (May 14, 2013, 11:54 AM EDT) -- As of April 1, 2013, a company’s failure to post a public notice on slavery and human trafficking could be costly.

In an effort to combat the $32 billion human trafficking industry, California law now requires certain businesses to post public notices regarding slavery and human trafficking. The new law, Senate Bill 1193, added §52.6 to the Civil Code. This section requires specified businesses and establishments to post a notice informing the public of hotline numbers to seek help or report unlawful human trafficking activity....
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