Region 6 - Alliance Annual Report - November 13, 2019
ANNUAL ALLIANCE REPORT
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Corpus Christi Area Office
The Consulate of Mexico in McAllen, Texas
November 13, 2019
August 27, 2018
August 18, 2018 – August 17, 2019
The purpose of the alliance is to establish a collaborative relationship to provide Mexican nationals in Hidalgo, Starr, and Brooks 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
Travis Clark, Area Director, Corpus Christi Area Office
Marianne McGee, Compliance Specialist / Corpus Christi Area Office
Luis Ramos-Morales, Assistant Area Director / Corpus Christi Area Office
Jose Alvarez, Departmento de Protección / Mexican Consulate, McAllen, Texas
Implementation Team Meetings
Implementation meetings were not held during this evaluation period but communication was maintained and events were held during Labor Rights Week.
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 2018, 2 events Hispanic/Latino Workers
Promote 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
The alliance was re-signed on August 27, 2018 and outreach was conducted as part of Labor Rights Week August 2018.
Participation during Labor Rights Week will continue as well as any activities requested throughout the year.
Report prepared by: Marianne McGee, Compliance Assistance Specialist, Corpus Christi Area Office, November 13, 2019.