On November 8, 2016, Seattle voters passed the Hotel Employees Health and Safety Initiative with a resounding 77% yes vote. The resulting ordinance, SMC 14.25, went into effect on November 30, 2016. View Frequently Asked Questions. 

Your Rights:

This website is designed to help hotel workers understand these rights under SMC 14.25. As circumstances may vary from property to property, please use the Contact Us page to ask specific questions about your hotel.

We will also be offering regular Information Sessions for hotel workers. Check the Seattle Protects Hotel Workers Facebook page for more information about the next session.