SEATTLE, WA, September 29, 2015--Businesses Ending Slavery and Trafficking (BEST) today joined King County business leaders and national employers for the launch of the BEST Employers Alliance, the first public-private partnership in the nation to work across industries preventing sex trafficking and sex buying. The BEST Employers Alliance will support participating employers as they adopt appropriate policies protecting their businesses from the risks posed by sexual exploiters.
By Mar Brettmann, ED of BEST, and Sandip Soli, Attorney at Cairncross & Hempelmann
Originally published on September 4, 2015, by the Puget Sound Business Journal.
The recent scandal involving former Subway spokesperson, Jared Fogle, highlights the harm that sex trafficking poses not only to the victims of the crime but also to the businesses involved.
Thoughts from BEST on the current issues in trafficking