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Labor Rights Week

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Please contact OSHA's Office of Communications at (202) 693-1999.

REGION ONE (CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT)


For information about these events, contact OSHA's Region 1 Office at (617) 565-9860.

REGION TWO (NJ, NY, Puerto Rico, VI)


For more information on these events, contact OSHA's Region 2 Office at (212) 337-2378.

REGION THREE (DE, DC, MD, PA, VA, WV)


For more information on these events, contact OSHA's Region 3 Office at (215) 861-4900.

REGION FOUR (AL, FL, GA, KY, MS, NC, SC, TN)


For more information on these events, contact OSHA's Region 4 Office at (678) 237-0400.

REGION FIVE (IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, WI)


For more information on these events, contact OSHA's Region 5 Office at 312-353-2220.

REGION SIX (AR, LA, NM, OK, TX)

Event: Consulate Alliance Renewal signing and press conference
Description:  OSHA and the Mexican Consulate will re-sign their alliance 
Date:  August 31, 2015
Time: 10 am
Location: 410 Baylor St, Austin, TX 78701
For more information:  Joann Natarajan, 512-374-0271 x 232


Event: Exhibit Table   
Description:  OSHA will exhibit at the Mexican Consulate and distribute pamphlets in English and Spanish
Date:  August 31, 2015
Time: 11 am to 1 pm
Location:  410 Baylor St., Austin, TX 78701
For more information:  Joann Natarajan, 512-374-0271 x 232


Event: Joint Construction site visit with Mexican Consulate, and Wage & Hour
Description:  OSHA will distribute worker’s rights pamphlets in English and Spanish at a construction site
Date:  September 1, 2015
Time: 7:30 am
Location:  TBD
For more information:  Joann Natarajan, 512-374-0271 x 232
Free and Open to the Public:  N


Event: Exhibit Table
Description: OSHA will exhibit at the Mexican Consulate and distribute pamphlets in English and Spanish
Date:  September 2, 2015
Time: 11 am to 12 pm
Location:  410 Baylor St., Austin, TX 78701
For more information:  Joann Natarajan, 512-374-0271 x 232


Event: Exhibit Table
Description: OSHA will exhibit at the Mexican Consulate and distribute pamphlets in English and Spanish
Date:  September 4, 2015
Time: 10 am to 1 pm
Location:  410 Baylor St., Austin, TX 78701
For more information:  Joann Natarajan, 512-374-0271 x 232


Event: Labor Rights Week Opening and Press conference
Description:  Opening remarks describing Labor Rights Week and the events scheduled. Information regarding employee rights and whistleblower protection will be presented along with basic OSHA information.
Date:  August 31, 2015
Time: 10:00 am
Location:       
Mexican Consulate in Laredo
1612 Farragut Street
Laredo, TX 78040     
For more information: Saul Charles at 361-888-3420 or Charles.saul@dol.gov


Event: Labor Rights Week Presentation
Description:  Information regarding employee rights and whistleblower protection will be presented along with basic OSHA information.
Date:  September 1, 2015 and September 3, 2015
Time: 10:00 am
Location:       
Mexican Consulate in Laredo
1612 Farragut Street
Laredo, TX 78040     
For more information: Saul Charles at 361-888-3420 or Charles.saul@dol.gov


Event: OSHA Information Booth for Labor Rights Week
Description:  OSHA will be handing out quick cards, fact sheets and answering questions.
Date:  August 31, 2015 (11 AM - 1 PM) September 1-3, 2015 (9 AM - 1 PM)
Time: 9:00 am - 1 pm (see above)
Location:       
Mexican Consulate in Laredo
1612 Farragut Street
Laredo, TX 78040     
For more information: Saul Charles at 361-888-3420 or Charles.saul@dol.gov


Event: Opening Ceremony and Presentation for Labor Rights Week
Description:  OSHA will present information regarding employee rights and whistleblower protection along with basic OSHA information.
Date:  August 31, 2015
Time: 11 am
Location: Mexican Consulate, 600 S. Broadway Street, McAllen, TX       
For more information: Saul Charles at 361-888-3420 or Charles.saul@dol.gov


Event: Presentation for Labor Rights Week
Description:  OSHA will present information regarding employee rights and whistleblower protection along with basic OSHA information.
Date:  September 1, 2015
Time: 10 am
Location: Buckner Family Hope Center, 39614 Mile 7 Road, Ste. 3, Penitas, TX  
For more information: Saul Charles at 361-888-3420 or Charles.saul@dol.gov


Event: Presentation for Labor Rights Week
Description:  OSHA will present information regarding employee rights and whistleblower protection along with basic OSHA information.
Date:  September 2, 2015
Time: 10 am
Location: Mexican Consulate, 600 S. Broadway Street, McAllen, TX       
For more information: Saul Charles at 361-888-3420 or Charles.saul@dol.gov


Event: Presentation for Labor Rights Week
Description:  OSHA will present information regarding employee rights and whistleblower protection along with basic OSHA information.
Date:  September 3, 2015
Time: 9:30 am
Location: ARISE, 1417 S. Tower Road, Alamo, TX           
For more information: Saul Charles at 361-888-3420 or Charles.saul@dol.gov


Event: Labor Rights Week at the Consulate of Mexico
Description:  The Consulates of Mexico and El Salvador will renew their Alliances with the OSHA Area Offices of Dallas and Fort Worth
Date:  Aug 31, 2015
Time: 8:30 am
Location: Consulate of Mexico 1210 River Bend Dr. Dallas, Texas 75247
For more information: OSHA Dallas Area Office at 972 952-1330 ext. 234


Event:   Labor Rights Week Opening Ceremony
Description:   Houston North Area Director Joann Figueroa and Houston South Area Director Mark Briggs along with other OSHA and DOL staff will participate in an Opening Ceremony at the Mexican Consulate in Houston, TX. Daily events covering worker rights will be held throughout the week at the Mexican Consulate and other Consulates and locations throughout the week.
Date:  August 31, 2015
Time:   10 am CT
Location: Mexican Consulate, 4507 San Jacinto St., Houston, TX, 77004
For more information: Jim Shelton, CAS, shelton.james@dol.gov


Event:   Labor Rights Week Opening Ceremony
Description:   Houston South Area Director Mark Briggs Houston and Houston North Area Director Joann Figueroa along with other OSHA and DOL staff will participate in an Opening Ceremony at the Mexican Consulate in Houston, TX. Daily events covering worker rights will be held throughout the week at the Mexican Consulate and other Consulates and locations throughout the week.
Date:  August 31, 2015
Time:   10 am CT
Location: Mexican Consulate, 4507 San Jacinto St., Houston, TX, 77004
For more information: Jim Shelton, CAS, shelton.james@dol.gov


Event:   Ceremony at Mexican Consulate at Little Rock, Arkansas
Description:  Signing Alliance Renewal with Mexican Consulate at Little Rock, Arkansas
Date:  September 1, 2015
Time:   10:00 am CST
Location: Mexican Consulate, 3500 S University Ave, Little Rock, AR 72204
For more information: Mary Walter, OSHA, Little Rock, AR Area Office, 501-224-1841.


Event: San Antonio Area Office will sign an Alliance with the Mexican Consulate
Description:  The Area Director will sign the Alliance with the Mexican Consulate to continue to support the Hispanic workers in the area.
Date:  August 31, 2015
Time: 10:00 am
Location: 127 Navarro St. San Antonio, TX 78205
For more information: Raul Carrillo, OSHA San Antonio Area Office at 210-472-5041 X247


Event: San Antonio Area Office CAS will be briefing and participating in a community outreach at the Mexican Consulate
Description:  A Workers’ Rights Community Outreach to Hispanic workers in San Antonio and surrounding cities.
Date:  September 2, 2015
Time: 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Location: 127 Navarro St. San Antonio, TX 78205
For more information: Raul Carrillo at the OSHA San Antonio Area Office at 210-472-5041 X247


Event: San Antonio Area Office CAS will be briefing and participating in a community outreach at the Mexican Consulate in Eagle Pass, Texas.
Description:  A Workers’ Rights Community Outreach to Hispanic workers in Eagle Pass, Texas and surrounding communities.
Date:  September 3, 2015
Time: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Location: 2252 E. Garrison St. Eagle Pass, TX 788527-8852
For more information: Raul Carrillo, OSHA San Antonio Area Office at 210-472-5041 X247


Event:  2015 Labor Rights Week Meeting and Event Commencement and Press Conference at the Consulate of Mexico in Albuquerque, New Mexico
Description:  The NM OHSB will participate in the 2015 Labor Rights Week meeting of participating organizations with the Head Consul of the Consulate of Mexico in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and in the event commencement and press conference.
Date:  Monday, August 31, 2015
Time: 
Meeting from 8:30 - 9:00 a.m.
Event commencement and press conference at 9:00 a.m.
Location:
Consulate of Mexico in Albuquerque, New Mexico
1610.4th Street NW
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102
For more information:  Contact NM OHSB Compliance Assistance Specialist Melissa Barker at 505-222-9595.


Event:  2015 Labor Rights Week - NM OHSB Presentation at the Consulate of Mexico in Albuquerque, New Mexico
Description:  NM OHSB will be presenting information about workplace safety and health and employee rights, and providing workplace safety and health publications to participants.
Date:  September 4, 2015
Time:  9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Location:
Consulate of Mexico in Albuquerque, New Mexico
1610.4th Street NW
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102
For more information:  Contact NM OHSB Compliance Assistance Specialist Melissa Barker at 505-222-9595.


For more information on these events, contact OSHA's Region 6 Office at (972) 850-4145.

REGION SEVEN (IA, KS, MO, NE)

Event:  Mexican Consulate-Kansas City Labor Rights Week Activities
Description:  An OSHA Kansas City Area Office Assistant Area Director will provide a presentation at the Consulate facility, discussing OSHA and Worker’s Rights
Date:  September 4, 2015
Time:  10:00 am
Location:  Mexican Consulate-Kansas City, 1617 Baltimore Avenue, Kansas City, MO  64108
For more information:  Elizabeth Morales, 816-483-9542, ext. 16


Event:  Mexican Consulate-Omaha Labor Rights Week Activities
Description:  The OSHA Omaha Area Office Area Director and the Compliance Assistance Specialist will participate in the Inauguration Ceremony.  OSHA will have an opportunity to present at this event, explaining OSHA’s mission and current activities.
Date:  August 31, 2015
Time:  9:30 am – 10:00 am
Location:  Mexican Consulate-Omaha, 7444 Farnam Street, Omaha, NE  68114
For more information:  Bernard Hauber, 402-553-0174, ext. 112


Event:  Mexican Consulate-Omaha Labor Rights Week Activities
Description:  The OSHA Omaha Area Office Area Director and the Compliance Assistance Specialist will participate in joint event hosted by the Mexican Consulate and the Heartland Workers Center.  OSHA will conduct outreach by giving a presentation related to Labor Rights. 
Date:  September 2, 2015
Time:  5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Location:  Heartland Workers Center, 4923 S. 24th Street, Suite 3A, Omaha, NE  68107
For more information:  Bernard Hauber, 402-553-0174, ext. 112


Event:  Mexican Consulate-Omaha Labor Rights Week Activities
Description:  The OSHA Omaha Area Office representative(s) will give an “Introduction to OSHA” presentation
Date:  September 4, 2015
Time:  9:30 am – 10:50 am
Location:  Mexican Consulate-Omaha, 7444 Farnam Street, Omaha, NE  68114
For more information:  Bernard Hauber, 402-553-0174, ext. 112


Event:  Fair Labor Alliance meeting
Description:  The OSHA Region VII Labor Liaison will provide a presentation on OSHA and worker rights
Date:  September 1, 2015
Time:  8:00 am
Location:  210 Commercial Avenue, Jefferson City, MO
For more information:  Brian L. Wood, 816-283-0545, ext. 244


Event:  Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Local Union meeting
Description:  The OSHA Region VII Labor Liaison and the Lead Investigator for the Whistleblower Protection Program will provide a presentation on workers’ rights and the Federal Railroad Safety Act statue.
Date:  September 3, 2015
Time:  1:00 pm
Location:  Paul and Jack’s, 1808 Clay Street, North Kansas City, MO  64116
For more information:  Brian L. Wood, 816-283-0545, ext. 244


For more information on these events, contact OSHA's Region 7 Office at (816) 283-8745.

REGION EIGHT (CO, MT, ND, SD, UT, WY)

For more information on this event, contact OSHA's Region 8 Office at 720-264-6550

REGION NINE (AZ, CA, HI, NV, and American Samoa, Guam and Northern Mariana Islands)

Event: Outreach Webinar - Understanding OSHA and Cal/OSHA Worker Laws and Protections Webinar
Description: In Support of Labor Rights Week, OSHA Region IX is hosting a webinar outreach training program on OSHA and Cal/OSHA workers’ rights and protections for intake staff.  Representatives from OSHA and Cal/OSHA will provide information on services, worker protections, regulations, and how to file a complaint.  Key stakeholders and participants include intake staff at the 10 Mexican Consulates in California; the El Salvador, Phillipine, and Honduran Consulates in San Francisco and Los Angeles; the Asian Immigrant Women Advocates; the California Rural Legal Assistance; and the Chavez Center in Corcord, CA.
Date: Aug 26, 2015
Time: 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. PST
Location:  90 7th Street, Suite 18-100, San Francisco, CA 94103
For more information: Jose Benavides, Safety and Health Manager, (415) 625-2573


Event: California Mexican Consulate Celebration of Labor Rights Week
Description: In support of Labor Rights Week, the Regional and Oakland Area Offices will participate and provide a presentation and outreach materials to the Los Angeles and San Francisco consulates during the opening day ceremonies on August 31, 2015.
Date: Aug 31, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. PST
Location:  Mexican Consulate, San Francisco
For more information: Jose Benavides, Safety and Health Manager, (415) 625-2573


Event: Hawaii Immingrant Justice Center at The Legal Aid Society of Hawaii and the Hawaii Coalition Against Human Trafficking
Description: In support of Labor Rigths Week, the Honolulu OSHA area office will be conducting a presentation on employee/labor rights at the Hawaii Immingrant Justice Center at The Legal Aid Society of Hawaii and the Hawaii Coalition Against Human Trafficking. The audience will be local organizations, agencies, and hard to reach employees such as immigrant fishermen and waterfront workers.
 Date: Aug. 31 2015
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. PST
Location:  Hawaii Immigrant Justice Center. Honolulu Hawaii
For more information: Jeff Romeo, OSHA Area Director (808) 541-2684


Event: Mexican Consulate Outreach Event - UNIVISION Phone Bank
Description: In support of the San Francisco Mexican Consulate's Labor Rights Week outreach event, the San Francisco Regional Office will participate in a worker rights telephone bank at the Univision flagship station in San Francisco.   OSHA will provide updates and information on various safety and worker rights topics to the public. Other Federal agencies participating in the phone bank include the Wage and Hour Division (WHD) and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
 Date: September 2 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. PST
Location:  Univision Flagship Station, San Francisco
For more information: Jose Benavides, Safety and Health Manager, (415) 625-2573


Event: White House Initiative Asian American Pacific Islanders
Description: The OSHA Honolulu office will be participating in a presentation with the US Department of Commerce, Economic, Development Hawaii and Outer Pacific with White House Initiative Asian American Pacific Islanders about employee/labor rights.
Date: Aug. 21, 2015
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. PST
Location:  Hawaii Immigrant Justice Center, Honolulu Hawaii
For more information: Jeff Romeo, OSHA Area Director (808) 541-2684


Event: El Salvador Consulate in San Francisco, CA. Celebration of Labor Rights Week
Description:  In support of Labor Rights Week, the Regional Offices will host an information table and hand out outreach materials including pamphlets on Worker Rights, Heat Stress, Fall Protection and Whistleblower.  The audience will include representatives from the El Salvador Consulate, migrant and vulnerable Latino workers. 
Date: Sept, 4 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. PST
Location:  El Salvador Consulate, San Francisco
For more information: Jose Benavides, Safety and Health Manager, (415) 625-2573


For more information on these events, contact OSHA's Region 9 Office at 415-625-2547.

REGION TEN (AK, ID, OR, WA)


For more information on these events, contact OSHA's Region 10 Office at (206) 757-6700.

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