Conduct outreach to AAPI community to increase awareness of Wage and Hour Division's (WHD) services and administered laws.
Department of Labor
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.”
OSHA to continue to include nail, beauty salon health & safety work for Susan Harwood follow-on and/or targeted topic grants.
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.
Establish and continue to maintain relationships with various AAPI worker advocacy groups and business associations throughout the country.
Continue to organize regional and local AAPI health/safety conferences and workshops in high-AAPI worker population regions.
Update new web pages on nail and hair salon hazards.
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.
Conduct outreach to AAPI community to increase awareness of the Employee Benefits Security Administration's (EBSA) services and administered laws.
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.
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.
Promote employment opportunities, outreach, and recruitment.
Determine if AAPI populations are clustered in certain industries that are likely to have Federal contracts and develop an outreach and education plan to engage those workers.