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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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9 votes

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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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3 votes

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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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8 votes

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Partner with Asian American and Pacific Islander organizations

Establish and continue to maintain relationships with various AAPI worker advocacy groups and business associations throughout the country.

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6 votes

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Improve access and technical assistance outreach to better serve AAPIs

Develop outreach and technical assistance plans to allow greater access for AAPI-serving organizations to DOL WB programs and office services.

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5 votes

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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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9 votes

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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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3 votes