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Complete translations of key OSHA publications

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.

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Improve overall workplace health outcomes for AAPIs through outreach

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.

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Increase understanding of AAPIs employment outcomes through research

Organize a forum to better understand the employment needs of AAPI job seekers and workers.

 

Research/study the specific barriers that are the most challenging for AAPI to obtain sustainable employment.

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Increase awareness of the Employee Benefits Security Administration

Conduct outreach to AAPI community to increase awareness of the Employee Benefits Security Administration's (EBSA) services and administered laws.

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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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Add a variable for Asian subgroups to American Time Use Survey files

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.

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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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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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Address health & safety and wage & hour violations for immigrants

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.

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