About Measure Z

Measure Z, the Time's Up Oakland Initiative, will ensure that housekeepers in the hospitality industry are protected from assault, have human workloads, and earn fair wages. 

Protecting Hotel Workers from Sexual Assault

Hotel housekeepers, predominantly women of color, face sexual assault at alarming rates.

More than half of Oakland hotel housekeeper surveyed report inappropriate sexual behavior perpetrated by a male guest. 

Measure Z will provide every hotel cleaner in Oakland with a panic button so they can call for help.

Preventing Inhuman Workloads and Wage Theft

Measure Z will protect housekeepers from wage theft and inhumane workloads by setting living wage


Protecting All Workers in Oakland

Measure Z will strengthen enforcement of workplace and wage protections for all workers in Oakland.