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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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Address health & safety and wage & hour violations for immigrants

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.

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Add a variable for Asian subgroups to American Time Use Survey files

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.

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Identify sub-agencies whose recruitment of AAPIs is low

Identify sub-agencies whose recruitment of AAPIs is below the 9th Grade Labor Workforce Distribution and provide them with quarterly analysis of their recruitment pools to utilize in discussions of targeted AAPI outreach.

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Translate publication by Employee Benefits Security Adminstration

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.

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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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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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