Examine current data from OSHA Alliance Program, Partnerships, and other cooperative programs to determine which are already reaching AAPIs.
Department of Labor
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.
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.
Conduct outreach to AAPI community to increase awareness of the Employee Benefits Security Administration's (EBSA) services and administered laws.
Assess numbers of AAPIs in managerial positions at OSHA and strengthen plan to increase pipeline to upper-level and SES positions.
Strengthen plan to increase number of AAPIs in SES, or through partnership with Asian American Government Executive Network's (AAGEN) SES Development program.
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.
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).
Develop strategies to supplement agency efforts in getting new publications/materials to AAPI communities in multiple languages.
Strengthen plan to increase number of AAPIs in agency.
Respond to individuals requiring translation services for assistance with retirement and health benefit questions or complaints.
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.
Promote employment opportunities and conduct analysis of AAPI applicants at the GS 11-13 levels.
Rigorously enforce civil rights statutes/laws that require equal access and non-discrimination in federal programs that involve grants, loans, contracts, financial aid, and other benefits.
Evaluate trends and patterns of compliance and enforcement activity for AAPI population and subpopulations.
Develop outreach and technical assistance plans to allow greater access for AAPI-serving organizations to DOL WB programs and office services.
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.