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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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Create streamlined process to ensure appropriate funding opportunities

OSHA to continue to include nail, beauty salon health & safety work for Susan Harwood follow-on and/or targeted topic grants.

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6 votes

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Develop in-language material or replicate existing access models

Develop in-language materials, or replicate existing language access models (e.g. programs within WHD) to better serve these identified communities.

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5 votes

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Add labor force estimates to annual Bureau of Labor Statistics report

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.”

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Make outreach and education material available in AAPI languages

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.

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8 votes

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Translate publication that provides an overview of services and laws

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.

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3 votes

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Enforce civil rights statutes/laws that require equal access

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.

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3 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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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