Determine the method and policies for assessment of multilingual employees and a plan for how and when they can be used and shared within the agency to provide language services.
Department of Labor
Strengthen plan to increase number of AAPIs in agency.
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.
Establish and continue to maintain relationships with various AAPI worker advocacy groups and business associations throughout the country.
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.
Conduct outreach to AAPI community to increase awareness of Women's Bureau programs.
Identify existing agency programs that disaggregate data (e.g. BLS) and investigate the potential for replication for programs that do not.
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.
Promote employment opportunities and conduct analysis of AAPI applicants at the GS 11-13 levels.
Develop partnerships with AAPI serving entities to increase AAPI access to DOL grants and programs.
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).
Develop in-language materials, or replicate existing language access models (e.g. programs within WHD) to better serve these identified communities.