KEEPING MY WORKPLACE SAFE
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- How do I get tested?
- Where do I get vaccinated?
- Immigration Status considerations of vaccination
- You don’t need an SSN
- This will not count against you.
- Your information will not be shared.
- Can I use sick time to get vaccinated or recover from vaccination?
- Hardship grants
Human trafficking exists when someone is compelled by force, fraud, and/or coercion for the purposes of commercial sex and/or forced labor.
Domestic workers often face labor conditions that are indicators of a severe form of exploitation: human trafficking. If you have experienced these forms of abuse and/or exploitation at the hands of your employer, you are entitled to help regardless of your age, race, or immigration status:
- Threats of abuse/violence
- Threats to harm family
- Physical or sexual abuse
- Restricted movement
- Constant supervision
- Change of promised job duties
- Lack of pay or severely underpaid
- Threats of deportation
- Withholding identification documents (e.g. passport, visa, ID)
- Abusive labor conditions
You can also call the National Human Trafficking Hotline at 1.888.373.7888 or text 233733. It is free and confidential. The Hotline is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and in over 100 languages.
- If you are a domestic worker that would like to file a complaint about our workplace violation, please contact the Los Angeles County Department of Consumer & Business Affairs (DCBA) – Wage Enforcement Program at (800) 593-8222. You may also file a complaint online using DCBA’s eComplaint system.
- If you are a domestic worker that has questions regarding your immigration status, you can call the Los Angeles County Office of Immigrant Affairs at (800) 593-8222.