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ECPAT-USA Issues Report on State Human Trafficking Laws for the Lodging Industry

ECPAT-USA | May 2, 2019

Brooklyn, NY (May 2, 2019) - - - To help lodging companies facing different laws about human trafficking in different states, ECPAT-USA , with the financial support of the American Hotel and Lodging Association Educational Foundation (AHLEF), today issued a report detailing what each state requires and providing materials to comply with the laws. The report, "Unpacking Human Trafficking A Survey of State Laws Targeting Human Trafficking in the Hospitality Industry", and all necessary materials are now available on the ECPAT-USA website, "We know that the hospitality industry is eager to help fight human trafficki...

Educational Institute Launches Online Course to Increase Awareness of Human Trafficking at Hotels

the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute | January 7, 2014

Orlando, Florida, January 2014-The American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (EI) has partnered with ECPAT-USA to develop a new online training program for hotel employees, "The Role of Hospitality in Preventing and Reacting to Child Trafficking." The 30-minute course provides hotel staff and managers with the information they need to identify and respond to crimes of human trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC). It explains the risks trafficking can pose to properties, provides a list of signs and behaviors that may indicate child trafficking, and offers steps to respond to the situation in ways that...

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