OSHA to continue to include nail, beauty salon health & safety work for Susan Harwood follow-on and/or targeted topic grants.
Department of Labor
Develop in-language materials, or replicate existing language access models (e.g. programs within WHD) to better serve these identified communities.
Respond to individuals requiring translation services for assistance with retirement and health benefit questions or complaints.
Promote employment opportunities, outreach, and recruitment.
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 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.
Strengthen plan to increase number of AAPIs in agency.
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.
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.
Develop recruitment partnerships with AANAPISI-designated colleges and universities.
Develop partnerships with AAPI serving entities to increase AAPI access to DOL grants and programs.