Conduct outreach to AAPI community to increase awareness of Women's Bureau programs.
Department of Labor
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.
Respond to individuals requiring translation services for assistance with retirement and health benefit questions or complaints.
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.
Examine current data from OSHA Alliance Program, Partnerships, and other cooperative programs to determine which are already reaching AAPIs.
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.
Develop in-language materials, or replicate existing language access models (e.g. programs within WHD) to better serve these identified communities.
Promote employment opportunities, outreach, and recruitment.
Conduct outreach to AAPI community to increase awareness of the Employee Benefits Security Administration's (EBSA) services and administered laws.
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.”
Identify sub-agencies whose recruitment of AAPIs is below the 9th Grade Labor Workforce Distribution and provide them with quarterly analysis of their recruitment pools to utilize in discussions of targeted AAPI outreach.
Develop outreach and technical assistance plans to allow greater access for AAPI-serving organizations to DOL WB programs and office services.