Develop partnerships with AAPI serving entities to increase AAPI access to DOL grants and programs.
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Examine current data from OSHA Alliance Program, Partnerships, and other cooperative programs to determine which are already reaching AAPIs.
Conduct outreach to AAPI community to increase awareness of Women's Bureau programs.
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.
Establish and continue to maintain relationships with various AAPI worker advocacy groups and business associations throughout the country.
Promote employment opportunities, outreach, and recruitment.
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.
Provide sub-agencies with quarterly reports reflecting the onboard and separation data of AAPI employees to be utilized in creating retention strategies, as well as to understand reasons why AAPIs leave the Department.
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.
OSHA to continue to include nail, beauty salon health & safety work for Susan Harwood follow-on and/or targeted topic grants.
Evaluate sub-agencies and geographic areas served to identify communities that require direct access to agency resources.
Develop outreach and technical assistance plans to allow greater access for AAPI-serving organizations to DOL WB programs and office services.
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).
Conduct outreach to AAPI community to increase awareness of Wage and Hour Division's (WHD) services and administered laws.
Identify existing agency programs that disaggregate data (e.g. BLS) and investigate the potential for replication for programs that do not.