Establish and continue to maintain relationships with various AAPI worker advocacy groups and business associations throughout the country.
Department of Labor
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.
Examine current data from OSHA Alliance Program, Partnerships, and other cooperative programs to determine which are already reaching AAPIs.
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.
Create a plan for disseminating and translating materials into AAPI languages.
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.
Develop partnerships with AAPI serving entities to increase AAPI access to DOL grants and programs.
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.
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.
Identify existing agency programs that disaggregate data (e.g. BLS) and investigate the potential for replication for programs that do not.
Develop strategies to supplement agency efforts in getting new publications/materials to AAPI communities in multiple languages.
Develop in-language materials, or replicate existing language access models (e.g. programs within WHD) to better serve these identified communities.
Conduct outreach to AAPI community to increase awareness of the Employee Benefits Security Administration's (EBSA) services and administered laws.
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.”
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.