Actively participate with agency LEP WG to ensure compliance with Executive Order 13166.
Department of Labor
Develop recruitment partnerships with AANAPISI-designated colleges and universities.
Co-host with WHIAAPI a community briefing on exploitation of AAPI immigrant workers, their challenges with safety and health regulations enforcement and wage and hour regulations enforcement.
Protect AAPI workers through WHD enforcement initiatives in various industries.
Establish and continue to maintain relationships with various AAPI worker advocacy groups and business associations throughout the country.
Conduct outreach to AAPI community to increase awareness of Wage and Hour Division's (WHD) services and administered laws.
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.
Add a variable for seven Asian subgroups (Asian Indian, Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, Vietnamese and Other Asian) to the American Time Use Survey public use files. The variable will appear on some ATUS records in the 2013 files and will be fully phased in for the 2014 files.
Evaluate sub-agencies and geographic areas served to identify communities that require direct access to agency resources.
Develop in-language materials, or replicate existing language access models (e.g. programs within WHD) to better serve these identified communities.
Strengthen plan to increase number of AAPIs in agency.
Provide sub-agencies with quarterly reports reflecting the onboard and separation data of AAPI employees to be utilized in creating retention strategies, as well as to understand reasons why AAPIs leave the Department.
Develop a publication providing an overview of the laws administered by EBSA (including the Affordable Care Act) and the agency's services. Translate this publication into at least three AAPI languages.