Identify existing agency programs that disaggregate data (e.g. BLS) and investigate the potential for replication for programs that do not.
Department of Labor
Develop partnerships with AAPI serving entities to increase AAPI access to DOL grants and programs.
Promote employment opportunities, outreach, and recruitment.
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.
Promote employment opportunities and conduct analysis of AAPI applicants at the GS 11-13 levels.
Develop in-language materials, or replicate existing language access models (e.g. programs within WHD) to better serve these identified communities.
Ensure that language resources are appropriately distributed based on demonstrated language needs in an area/district/region.
Ensure that translated materials are offered through the agency's publication catalogue, website and through worker rights organizations.
Develop outreach and technical assistance plans to allow greater access for AAPI-serving organizations to DOL WB programs and office services.
Provide sub-agencies with quarterly reports reflecting the onboard and separation data of AAPI employees to be utilized in creating retention strategies, as well as to understand reasons why AAPIs leave the Department.
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.
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.
Respond to individuals requiring translation services for assistance with retirement and health benefit questions or complaints.
Examine current data from OSHA Alliance Program, Partnerships, and other cooperative programs to determine which are already reaching AAPIs.
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.
Conduct outreach to AAPI community to increase awareness of Women's Bureau programs.