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Strengthen relationship with the Native Hawaiian community

Continue to provide consultation and enforcement support to the Hawaii OSHA State Plan per the agreement (renewed September 2013) with the Hawaii State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR).

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5 votes

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Utilize multilingual employees for translation and interpetation

Determine the method and policies for assessment of multilingual employees and a plan for how and when they can be used and shared within the agency to provide language services.

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4 votes

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Increase awareness of Wage and Hour Division

Conduct outreach to AAPI community to increase awareness of Wage and Hour Division's (WHD) services and administered laws.

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5 votes

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Improve access and technical assistance outreach to better serve AAPIs

Develop outreach and technical assistance plans to allow greater access for AAPI-serving organizations to DOL WB programs and office services.

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5 votes

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Add labor force estimates to annual Bureau of Labor Statistics report

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.”

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10 votes

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Examine current data to determine which programs are reaching AAPIs

Examine current data from OSHA Alliance Program, Partnerships, and other cooperative programs to determine which are already reaching AAPIs.

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13 votes

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Respond to LEP individuals with retirement or health benefit questions

Respond to individuals requiring translation services for assistance with retirement and health benefit questions or complaints.

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5 votes

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Make outreach and education material available in AAPI languages

Ensure that language resources are appropriately distributed based on demonstrated language needs in an area/district/region.

 

Ensure that translated materials are offered through the agency's publication catalogue, website and through worker rights organizations.

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8 votes

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Increase understanding of AAPIs employment outcomes through research

Organize a forum to better understand the employment needs of AAPI job seekers and workers.

 

Research/study the specific barriers that are the most challenging for AAPI to obtain sustainable employment.

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3 votes