Massage Establishments Now Required to Post Human Trafficking Awareness Sign
By January 1, 2021, Massage establishments will be required by law to post a sign regarding human trafficking in a conspicuous place accessible to employees.
Here are some quick sign requirements. The sign must:
Be at least 11 x 15 inches
Be at least 32-point type
Contain statutorily required language and be posted in English and Spanish. The Department has also provided Mandarin (Chinese) translations of these signs for use in offices where those languages are spoken
The links below contain signs that meet the statutory requirements when printed at the listed size.
In Addition to the required signs, Human Trafficking Reporting Procedures will be required:
By January 1, 2021, all massage establishments will need to implement a procedure for reporting suspected human trafficking to the National Human Trafficking Hotline. Not only that, a sign with the establishment’s procedure will need to be posted in an area accessible to employees. Again, the Board of Massage Therapy will be adopting Rules to implement this requirement.