Conduct outreach to AAPI community to increase awareness of Wage and Hour Division's (WHD) services and administered laws.
Department of Labor
Establish and continue to maintain relationships with various AAPI worker advocacy groups and business associations throughout the country.
Develop strategies to supplement agency efforts in getting new publications/materials to AAPI communities in multiple languages.
Evaluate sub-agencies and geographic areas served to identify communities that require direct access to agency resources.
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.
Complete translations of key Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) publications providing an overview of the laws administered by the agency and the agency's services in Korean, Vietnamese, Simplified Chinese, and Nepali.
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.
Respond to individuals requiring translation services for assistance with retirement and health benefit questions or complaints.
Identify existing agency programs that disaggregate data (e.g. BLS) and investigate the potential for replication for programs that do not.
Conduct outreach to AAPI community to increase awareness of Women's Bureau programs.
Develop recruitment partnerships with AANAPISI-designated colleges and universities.
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.”