Develop partnerships with AAPI serving entities to increase AAPI access to DOL grants and programs.
Department of Labor
Strengthen plan to increase number of AAPIs in agency.
Continue to organize regional and local AAPI health/safety conferences and workshops in high-AAPI worker population regions.
Update new web pages on nail and hair salon hazards.
Complete translations of key Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) publications providing an overview of the laws administered by the agency and the agency's services in Korean, Vietnamese, Simplified Chinese, and Nepali.
Evaluate sub-agencies and geographic areas served to identify communities that require direct access to agency resources.
Identify existing agency programs that disaggregate data (e.g. BLS) and investigate the potential for replication for programs that do not.
Establish and continue to maintain relationships with various AAPI worker advocacy groups and business associations throughout the country.
Add a labor force estimates for seven Asian subgroups (Asian Indian, Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese and Other Asian) to the BLS annual report, “Labor Force Characteristics by Race and Ethnicity.”
Develop a translated publication providing an overview of the laws administered by the agency and the agency's services in appropriate and relevant translations in five languages.
Develop in-language materials, or replicate existing language access models (e.g. programs within WHD) to better serve these identified communities.
Conduct outreach to AAPI community to increase awareness of Wage and Hour Division's (WHD) services and administered laws.
Develop outreach and technical assistance plans to allow greater access for AAPI-serving organizations to DOL WB programs and office services.