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Joseph W Palmer
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  • Martinez, CA
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  • Frank Haseloff
  • Matthew Tyler
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  • Beverly May
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  • Patty Fiorica
  • Jesica Lofstrom
  • Keith Eric Grant

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The CMT-LBW Coalition Of California

Our Mission Statement:  To bring public awareness of illegal and illicit massage fronts that delegitimize and destroy recognized honorable professional therapeutic medical practices for the purposes of closing them down and to aid local municipalities in these efforts.See More
Jul 9, 2013
Chao Kristie Fang joined Joseph W Palmer's group
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The CMT-LBW Coalition Of California

Our Mission Statement:  To bring public awareness of illegal and illicit massage fronts that delegitimize and destroy recognized honorable professional therapeutic medical practices for the purposes of closing them down and to aid local municipalities in these efforts.See More
Nov 28, 2012
Joseph W Palmer commented on Joseph W Palmer's group The CMT Coalition Against Human Trafficking!
"Here are some important links: To view the new proposed law: https://salsa3.salsalabs.com/o/50388/images/CASEAct_InitiativeText.pdf?key=50969755 To visit the website: www.CaliforniaAgainstSlavery.org National Human Trafficking Hotline: 1 888 3737-888"
Apr 23, 2012
Joseph W Palmer commented on Joseph W Palmer's blog post Fight Back Against Human Trafficking!!
"It has been a while since my last post but alot of good things are happening.  If you go to my group page "CMT Coalition Against Human Trafficking you will find the latest article from the Contra Costa Times regarding Lafayette CA. …"
Apr 23, 2012
Joseph W Palmer added a discussion to the group The CMT Coalition Against Human Trafficking!
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Where do you think we should start?

First, please read the New Page: Local Article 4/22 and tell me what you think. Second, I would like us to have a bigger influence on local legislation.  If we don't get involved than we can't complain about the potential surprises.Third, how should we meet?  Stay strickly on line or is it time for a face to face meeting? Fourth, we have been approached by those who have gotten the new CASE ACT on the ballot in November to endorse it.  This is the new bill to crack down on the Human Trafficking…See More
Apr 23, 2012
Joseph W Palmer commented on Joseph W Palmer's page Local Article Published CC Times 4/23 in the group The CMT Coalition Against Human Trafficking!
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"This just broke obviously and I believe its a huge step in the right direction.  However I'm not so sure about the requirment to annually register with the police dept.  At that point it becomes overreach and a little bit big…"
Apr 23, 2012
Joseph W Palmer added a page to the group The CMT Coalition Against Human Trafficking!
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Local Article Published CC Times 4/23

Lafayette cracks down on massage businesses By Jennifer Modenessi Contra Costa Timescontracostatimes.com Posted:   04/23/2012 12:00:00 AM PDT April 23, 2012 1:8 PM GMTUpdated:   04/23/2012 06:08:12 AM PDT LAFAYETTE -- In a bid to curb…
Apr 23, 2012
JLVegas, CMT joined Joseph W Palmer's group
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The CMT Coalition Against Human Trafficking!

Our Mission Statement:  To bring public awareness of illegal and illicit massage fronts that delegitimize and destroy recognized honorable professional therapeutic medical practices for the purposes of closing them down and to aid local municipalities in these efforts.See More
Apr 6, 2012
Joseph W Palmer left a comment for Beverly May
"Thanks again Beverly for taking the time to talk with me the other day.  Your information was most invaluable. As you can see by the change of my Groups name and our info page we have changed our focus a little.  We are going to tackle the…"
Mar 14, 2012
Joseph W Palmer commented on Joseph W Palmer's blog post Fight Back Against Human Trafficking!!
"I just wanted to give an update to my orginal blog.  You may have noticed that the title has been changed.  It is result of my fellow coalition cofounder and partner Dr Robert Hamilton and myself realizing that it's a…"
Mar 14, 2012
Joseph W Palmer left a comment for Patty Fiorica
"Hello Patty, Thank you for befriending me.  What we are dealing with are fronts that are most likely tragically using human trafficking to supply their labor force.  That is why they can get away with offering $10 - $20 per hour…"
Mar 1, 2012
Patty Fiorica left a comment for Joseph W Palmer
"Hi Joseph, Thank you for your thoughts on this subject.  All good.  It is very hard on our business when the other guys can get away with such cheap prices.  And are they trained?  I wonder. Also thank you for adding me as your…"
Feb 29, 2012
Joseph W Palmer commented on Joseph W Palmer's blog post Fighting Back Against Illegal Massage Fronts!!!
"Hello Everyone, As a follow up, we have created the "CMT Coalition". Our first meeting will be Thursday March 22nd,10am - 12pm at the Big C Athletic Club in Concord.  We will meeting in the Cafateria area.  The address is 1381…"
Feb 29, 2012
Joseph W Palmer commented on Joseph W Palmer's blog post Fighting Back Against Illegal Massage Fronts!!!
"Perhaps Carl, it doesn't mean as much as we would like now but it will.  With the increase of the before mentioned shops, municipalities are looking to except only CAMTC certification.  Your right that by law the CAMTC…"
Feb 27, 2012
Joseph W Palmer commented on Daniel Cohen's blog post Why do we need such long hours for entry level massage?
"The other issue in all of this is Schools requiring long interships.  They are not only doing it for public funding as you point out but also making a fortune off of the back of their students who are providing free labor.  The only upside…"
Feb 27, 2012
Carl W. Brown commented on Joseph W Palmer's blog post Fighting Back Against Illegal Massage Fronts!!!
"I would be more supportive of certification and licensing if it really meant something.  Even today this industry refuses to define exactly what massage is and what level of skills, knowledge and abilities are really needed to do minimally…"
Feb 26, 2012

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In what year did you enter the profession?
1996
Which modalities do you practice?
Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Reflexology, Reiki, Chair Massage, Therapeutic Massage, Acupressure, Aromatherapy, Energy Work, Alexander Technique

Joseph W Palmer's Blog

Please Join Our CMT Coalition Against Human Trafficking

Hello Everyone,

Below is a link for an article that came out in the local paper this past weekend. Although this article is about what's happening in Layfatte, CA, it's also occuring in Concord and Pleasant HIll, (neighboring communities), at an alarming rate of 2 - 3 new shops a week.  Some with banners in front offering massage for $15 - $20 per hour.  A local Concord Chiropractor had brought this problem to my attention a couple of days before,…

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At 10:59pm on February 29, 2012, Patty Fiorica said…

Hi Joseph,

Thank you for your thoughts on this subject.  All good.  It is very hard on our business when the other guys can get away with such cheap prices.  And are they trained?  I wonder. Also thank you for adding me as your friend.

 
 
 

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