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).
Department of Labor
Actively participate with agency LEP WG to ensure compliance with Executive Order 13166.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
Strengthen plan to increase number of AAPIs in agency.
Develop in-language materials, or replicate existing language access models (e.g. programs within WHD) to better serve these identified communities.
Develop strategies to supplement agency efforts in getting new publications/materials to AAPI communities in multiple languages.
Develop outreach and technical assistance plans to allow greater access for AAPI-serving organizations to DOL WB programs and office services.
Conduct outreach to AAPI community to increase awareness of the Employee Benefits Security Administration's (EBSA) services and administered laws.
Conduct outreach to AAPI community to increase awareness of Women's Bureau programs.