“A former employer took more than 20 minutes to respond after I alerted them that a man exposed himself to me in a hallway.” Hotels are under increased scrutiny as workers, cities, and the State of California push for legislation requiring employers to equip room attendants with panic buttons in an effort to prevent violent assaults and sexual harassment in the industry. If passed, California will be the first state in the nation to impose legislation state-wide. CNBC, Jeff Daniels, reports.
- A California bill was introduced Wednesday that requires hotels to provide hotel room cleaners with panic buttons.
- The so-called hotel maid “panic button” bill is designed to protect employees from assaults by guests.
- If passed, it would make California the first to have a statewide law manda...