Category: Human Trafficking Prevention

Human Trafficking Prevention Training Update

April, 26 2022

BEST and Marriott and ECPAT programs approved by the State In the 2021 Legislative Session, the State Legislature passed HB 390, requiring all employees at hotels with more than 10… Read more »

Texas Human Trafficking Prevention Training: January Update

March, 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: January Update

January, 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 Effect

December, 28 2021

As we previously reported, a new law requiring annual human trafficking prevention training for commercial lodging industry employees takes effect on January 1, 2022.  The Texas hotel industry, in coordination… Read more »

July 30th – Raise Awareness of Human Trafficking

July, 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 trafficking

June, 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 Abbott

May, 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 »

November, 27 2018