Region 6 - Alliance Annual Report - September 27, 2019
ANNUAL ALLIANCE REPORT
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Corpus Christi Area Office
The Consulate General of Mexico in Laredo, Texas
September 27, 2019
The original alliance was signed August 31, 2016, with the latest re-signing occurring March 14, 2019
August 31, 2018 – August 30, 2019
The purpose of the alliance is to establish a collaborative relationship to provide Mexican nationals in Duval, Jim Hogg, La Salle, McMullen, Webb, and Zapata counties, in Texas and others information, guidance, and access to education and training resources to promote workers’ rights in protecting their occupational safety and health, and to help them understand U.S. domestic law on the rights of workers and the responsibilities of employers under the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act).
Implementation Team Members
Marianne McGee, Compliance Specialist, Corpus Christi Area Office
Carolina Garcia, Departmento de Protección / Mexican Consulate General, Laredo, Texas
Implementation Team Meetings
Implementation meetings were not held, the 2019 Labor Rights Week event was planned and coordinated via email.
The following table summarizes the Alliance’s activities in support of the goals in the Alliance agreement.
Training and Education: To develop training programs to promote understanding of workers’ rights and responsibilities of employers under the OSH Act, including the use of the OSHA complaint process. Activity Type Activity Name/Summary OSHA Areas of Emphasis Supported Number Reached No Activities Outreach and Communication: To speak at meetings or events to share OSHA information Activity Type Activity Name/Summary OSHA Areas of Emphasis Supported Number Reached Speech/Presentation Labor Rights Week 2019, 4 events Hispanic/Latino Workers
Promoting the National Dialogue: To convene or participate in forums, roundtable discussions, or stakeholder meetings to forge innovative solutions on issues concerning workplace safety and health and understanding of workers’ rights and responsibilities of employers under the OSH Act. Activity Type Activity Name/Summary OSHA Areas of Emphasis Supported Number Reached No Activities TOTAL
Outreach was conducted in conjunction with the Consulate during Labor Rights Week 2019.
None at this time.
Report prepared by: Marianne McGee, Compliance Assistance Specialist, Corpus Christi Area Office, September 27, 2019.