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Event Name: New York Asian American/Pacific Islander (AAPI) Worker Protection Summit
Description: OSHA and DOLís Wage and Hour Division will host the New York Asian American/Pacific Islander (AAPI) Worker Protection Summit July 9 at Flushing Town Hall in Flushing, NY. The summit is co-sponsored by community service and advocacy organizations, membership-based organizations and labor unions representing AAPI workers. This is a unique opportunity to build bridges between government agencies and workers in the community, and to discuss workplace safety and health issues, workplace wage and hour issues, worker rights and how to voice concerns when those rights are violated. Simultaneous translation will be provided in Chinese and Korean to facilitate communication. To address the particular needs of the area's AAPI workforce, the summit will focus on domestic workers, manufacturing, restaurants, nail salons and construction.
Date: Jul 9, 2011
Time: 9:00 to 2:00
Location: Flushing Town Hall
137-35 Northern Boulevard
Flushing, NY
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Secretary's Event: No
Agency: OSHA