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.
Department of Labor
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.
Examine current data from OSHA Alliance Program, Partnerships, and other cooperative programs to determine which are already reaching AAPIs.
Develop in-language materials, or replicate existing language access models (e.g. programs within WHD) to better serve these identified communities.
Create a plan for disseminating and translating materials into AAPI languages.
Establish and continue to maintain relationships with various AAPI worker advocacy groups and business associations throughout the country.
Conduct outreach to AAPI community to increase awareness of the Employee Benefits Security Administration's (EBSA) services and administered laws.
Identify sub-agencies whose recruitment of AAPIs is below the 9th Grade Labor Workforce Distribution and provide them with quarterly analysis of their recruitment pools to utilize in discussions of targeted AAPI outreach.
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.
Actively participate with agency LEP WG to ensure compliance with Executive Order 13166.
Strengthen plan to increase number of AAPIs in agency.
OSHA to continue to include nail, beauty salon health & safety work for Susan Harwood follow-on and/or targeted topic grants.