Protecting Hotel Staff

Assemblyman Rory Lancman’s legislation requiring hotel staff to wear “panic buttons” while on duty seems slightly less “knee-jerk” following this morning’s allegations that another hotel worker was sexually assaulted.

“Everyone has a right to a safe workplace, and for hotel housekeepers this includes the right to not be sexually assaulted on the job,” Lancman said in a statement to me.

2 thoughts on “Protecting Hotel Staff

    1. just to play a bit of devil’s advocate for a second…what is the threshold between “pandering” and, responding to an “epidemic” ?

      in other words, how many incidents would there need to be in order to justify a bill from a state legislator?

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