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.
Department of Labor
Identify existing agency programs that disaggregate data (e.g. BLS) and investigate the potential for replication for programs that do not.
Develop partnerships with AAPI serving entities to increase AAPI access to DOL grants and programs.
Conduct outreach to AAPI community to increase awareness of the Employee Benefits Security Administration's (EBSA) services and administered laws.
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.
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.
Promote employment opportunities and conduct analysis of AAPI applicants at the GS 11-13 levels.
Develop strategies to supplement agency efforts in getting new publications/materials to AAPI communities in multiple languages.
Promote employment opportunities, outreach, and recruitment.
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).
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.”
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.