Category: Human Trafficking Prevention
Human Trafficking Prevention Training UpdateApril, 26 2022
In the 2021 Legislative Session, the State Legislature passed HB 390, requiring all employees at hotels with more than 10 rooms receive annual training on preventing human trafficking activity.
Texas Human Trafficking Prevention Training: January UpdateMarch, 28 2022
Texas’s new human trafficking prevention training requirement for hotel employees formally took effect on January 1st. The Texas Office of the Attorney General requires to train employees on recognizing human trafficking activity.
Texas Human Trafficking Prevention Training: January UpdateJanuary, 28 2022
Training Programs: As THLA previously reported, Texas’s new human trafficking prevention training requirement for hotel employees formally took effect on January 1st. The new law is administered by the Texas… Read more »
Texas Human Trafficking Prevention Training Law Takes EffectDecember, 28 2021
The Texas hotel industry, in coordination with the major hotel brands and the American Hotel & Lodging Association, advocated for the passage of the Texas human trafficking prevention training legislation.
July 30th – Raise Awareness of Human TraffickingJuly, 29 2021
This Friday, July 30, is the United Nations World Day Against Trafficking of Persons. This day raises awareness of human trafficking, which is the use of force, fraud, or coercion… Read more »
THLA and BEST partnership furthers the goal of training all hotel employees to recognize human traffickingJune, 14 2021
Austin, Texas The Texas Hotel and Lodging Association (THLA) and Businesses Ending Slavery and Trafficking (BEST) are pleased to announce that Texas Governor Greg Abbott recently signed House Bill 390… Read more »
Anti-Human Trafficking Legislation Signed by Governor AbbottMay, 27 2021
THLA is pleased to announce that Governor Abbott has signed into law House Bill 390 (authored by Rep. Senfronia Thompson, D-Houston) relating to annual human trafficking awareness and prevention training… Read more »