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Utilize multilingual employees for translation and interpetation

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.

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4 votes

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Create specific targets of AAPI-concentrated industries and businesses

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.

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5 votes

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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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8 votes

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Improve overall workplace health outcomes for AAPIs through outreach

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.

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7 votes

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Examine current data to determine which programs are reaching AAPIs

Examine current data from OSHA Alliance Program, Partnerships, and other cooperative programs to determine which are already reaching AAPIs.

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13 votes

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Strengthen relationship with the Native Hawaiian community

Continue to provide consultation and enforcement support to the Hawaii OSHA State Plan per the agreement (renewed September 2013) with the Hawaii State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR).

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5 votes

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Increase pipeline for AAPI applicants to managerial and SES positions

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.

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9 votes

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Partner with Asian American and Pacific Islander organizations

Establish and continue to maintain relationships with various AAPI worker advocacy groups and business associations throughout the country.

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6 votes

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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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3 votes

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Complete translations of key OSHA publications

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.

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8 votes

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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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9 votes