Promote employment opportunities, outreach, and recruitment.
Department of Labor
OSHA to continue to include nail, beauty salon health & safety work for Susan Harwood follow-on and/or targeted topic grants.
Respond to individuals requiring translation services for assistance with retirement and health benefit questions or complaints.
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.
Examine current data from OSHA Alliance Program, Partnerships, and other cooperative programs to determine which are already reaching AAPIs.
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.
Develop partnerships with AAPI serving entities to increase AAPI access to DOL grants and programs.
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.”
Actively participate with agency LEP WG to ensure compliance with Executive Order 13166.
Strengthen plan to increase number of AAPIs in agency.
Develop outreach and technical assistance plans to allow greater access for AAPI-serving organizations to DOL WB programs and office services.
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.
Develop strategies to supplement agency efforts in getting new publications/materials to AAPI communities in multiple languages.
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.
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.