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Labor Rights Week 2015

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Labor Rights Week 2015

Every year during Labor Rights Week, federal agencies, consulates and embassies as well as educational, labor, and community organizations join together to remind the nation’s most vulnerable workers that everyone who works in the United States has the same workplace rights. This year, the week runs from Aug. 31 to Sept. 6 with events taking place all over the country.

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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)

Event: Alliance Signing at the Consulate of Mexico in Philadelphia
Description: OSHA acting Regional Administrator will sign Alliance with Consulate of Mexico in Philadelphia, PA. 
Date: Monday, August 31, 2015 
Time: 10:00 a.m. EDT 
Location: Consulate of Mexico in Philadelphia
111 South Independence Mall East, The Bourse Building, Suite 310, Philadelphia, PA, 19106
For more information: Contact OSHA's Regional Office at 215-861-4900 or  the Consulate of Mexico in Philadelphia, Protection and Legal Affairs Department at 215-922-4312 (ext. 240 and 260) or visit consulmex.sre.gob.mx/filadelfia/index.php/home


Event: 2015 Labor Rights Week
Description: OSHA will be collaborating with the Consulate of Mexico in Philadelphia, DOL Wage and Hour, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the National Labor Relations Board during this year's Labor Rights Week. Consulate events will be focused on the theme "We all have workplace rights" (Todos tenemos derechos en el trabajo) and the outreach will focus on increasing awareness and informing workers and employers about their rights and responsibilities under U.S. labor laws.
Date: Aug. 31 - September 4, 2015
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: 111 S. Independence Mall East, Suite 310
The Bourse Building
Philadelphia, PA 19106
For more information: Contact OSHA's Regional Office at 215-861-4900 or  the Consulate of Mexico in Philadelphia, Protection and Legal Affairs Department at 215-922-4312 (ext. 240 and 260) or visit consulmex.sre.gob.mx/filadelfia/index.php/home


Event:  Press Conference with the Consulate of Mexico in Washington DC
Description: OSHA Baltimore Area Director, Nadira Janack, will participate in a press conference with the Mexican Consulate in Washington DC to kick off Labor Rights Week. 
Date: Monday, August 31, 2015
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Location:  Ana G. Mendez University
Sistema Universitario Ana G. Méndez, Capital Area Campus
11006 Veirs Mill Road, Wheaton, MD 20902
For more information contact:  Contact OSHA's Baltimore Area Office at (410)865-2055 or the Consulate of Mexico in Washington DC at (202) 736-1000 or by visiting http://consulmex.sre.gob.mx/washington/index.php/en/embajada .


Event:  Consulate of Mexico in Washington DC Outreach
Description:  OSHA will participate in informational sessions, by providing workplace safety and health outreach to workers and employers about their rights and responsibilities under U.S. labor laws.
Date: Monday, August 31, 2015
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location:  Embassy of Mexico, Consular Section
Sección Consular de la Embajada de México
1250 23rd St NW, Washington, DC 20037
For more information contact:  Contact OSHA's Baltimore Area Office at (410)865-2055 or the Consulate of Mexico in Washington DC at (202) 736-1000 or by visiting http://consulmex.sre.gob.mx/washington/index.php/en/embajada


Event: Consulate of Mexico in Washington DC "Consulate on Wheels"
Description: OSHA Charleston Area Director, Prentice Cline, and Compliance Assistance Specialist will attend with table/booth and provide information on OSHA and worker rights.
Date: Friday, September 4, 2015
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. EDT
Location: 1401 Washington St. West
Charleston WV 25387
For more information: Contact OSHA's Charleston Area Office at 304-347-5937 or the Consulate of Mexico in Washington DC at (202) 736-1000 or by visiting http://consulmex.sre.gob.mx/washington/index.php/en/embajada


Event:  Harrisburg Region Central Labor Council, Annual Labor Day Breakfast
Description:  OSHA will participate at this year's Labor Day Breakfast.  OSHA will be answer questions, provide information and literature.
Date: Monday, September 7, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Location:  AFSCME Conference Center,
150 S. 43rdStreet
Harrisburg, PA
For more information contact:  Contact OSHA's Harrisburg Area Office at (717) 782-3902


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)

Event: Alabama Chapter President of NAACP (Huntsville, AL)
Description:  DOL-Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Wage & Hour Division (WHD) and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) staff will meet to discuss labor rights, Historically Black Colleges (HBC). We plan to discuss how we can be more effective in working with community organizations and how the NAACP may serve as a referral resource for minority and female applicants for the two federally-funded multi-billion dollar construction projects in Birmingham and Mobile.
Date:  Aug. 26, 2015
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. CDT
Location:  Community Action Agency, located at 3516 Springfield Rd Huntsville, AL.
For more information: James Cooley at 205-731-1534


Event: Multicultural Day  
Description:  DOL- Wage & Hour Division (WHD), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), The National Day Laborers Organizing Network, Operation HOPE, Inc., United Way of Central Alabama and other state organizations are hosting the 2nd Annual Multicultural Day event. An OSHA booth will also be available each day to provide information and literature.
Date:  August 29, 2015
Time:  10:00 am - 2:00 pm CDT 
Location:  The Norwood Market at the Trolley Stop , located at Norwood Blvd at 32nd Street, Birmingham, AL.
For more information:  James Cooley at 205-731-1534


Event:  El Sol Neighborhood Center - Labor Rights Week Event 
Description:  OSHA staff will deliver presentations along with Wage & Hour and EEOC on worker rights. OSHA print materials such as heat illness prevention and fall prevention will be provided.
Date:  August 29, 2015
Time: 8:30 am - 10:00 am EDT  
Location:  El Sol Neighborhood Center
106 Military Trail
Jupiter, FL 33458
For more information: Contact Vergie Bain at 954-424-0242


Event: We Count - Labor Rights Week Event
Description:  OSHA staff will deliver presentations along with Wage & Hour and EEOC on worker rights. OSHA print materials such as heat illness prevention and fall prevention will be provided.
Date:  August 30, 2015
Time:  5:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
Location:  We Count
201 South Krome Ave #240
Homestead, FL 33030
For more information:  Contact Vergie Bain at 954-424-0242


Event: Consulate General of Mexico in Orlando, FL - Labor Rights Week Event
Description:  Opening of the VII Labor Rights Week, speaker: Consul Juan Sabines. Sign of Memorandum of Understanding (OSHA Alliance) with OSHA, WHD and EEOC.  Workshops at the Consulate building every 30 minutes. Agencies will provide information about their services (Spanish)
Date:  August 31, 2015
Time: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location:  Consulate of Mexico Orlando
2550 Technology Dr., Orlando, Florida, 32804
For more information:  Contact Joan Spencer at 813-626-1177


Event: Consulate General of Mexico in Atlanta, GA - Labor Rights Week Event
Description:  Renewal of OSHA Alliance with the Mexican Consulate in Atlanta and set-up of the OSHA booth in Gainesville, GA for the Mexican Mobile Consulate event, which will target poultry workers.
Date:  August 31, 2015
Time:  9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location:  Mexican Consulate located at 1700 Chantilly Dr. NE, Atlanta, GA  30324/
Mexican Mobile Consulate at Iglesia Cielos Abiertos ("Open Skies Church") 1216 Aviation Blvd Gainesville, GA 30501
For more information:  Contact Marilyn Velez at 678-903-73013


Event: Consulate General of Mexico in Miami, FL - Labor Rights Week Event
Description:  Labor Rights Week opening ceremony with presentations by area agency heads from OSHA, Wage & Hour and EEOC.
Date:  August 31, 2015
Time: 10:30 EDT  
Location:  Consulate General of Mexico
1399 SW 1st Avenue
Miami, FL
For more information:  Contact Vergie Bain at 954-424-0242


Event: Consulate General of Mexico in Miami, FL - Labor Rights Week Event
Description:  Assistant Area Director will participate in live interviews with local radio stations on OSHA and worker rights.
Date:  TBD (August 31-September 4, 2015)
Time: TBD
Location:  Radio Stations:
La Gigante 1330 (Treasure Coast)
Radio Universo (Palm Beach)
Mi Ranchito 91.7 (South Dade)
For more information:  Contact Vergie Bain at 954-424-0242


Event: Consulate General of Mexico in Atlanta, GA - Labor Rights Week Event
Description:  Labor Rights Week and Poultry Fair at Gainesville / at 4:00 PM OSHA speech at Mexican Consulate in Atlanta for victims of domestic violence
Date:  September 1, 2015
Time:  9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location:  Mexican Consulate located at 1700 Chantilly Dr. NE, Atlanta, GA  30324/
Mexican Mobile Consulate at Iglesia Cielos Abiertos ("Open Skies Church") 1216 Aviation Blvd Gainesville, GA 30501
For more information:  Contact Marilyn Velez at 678-903-73013


Event:    Consulate of Mexico in Miami, FL - Labor Rights Week Event
Description:  Workshops at the Consulate building every 30 minutes. Agencies will provide information about their services
Date:  September 1, 2015
Time:  9:00 am - 1:00 pm 
Location:  Consulate of Mexico Orlando
2550 Technology Dr., Orlando, Florida, 32804
For more information:  Contact Joan Spencer at 813-626-1177


Event:    Consulate General of Honduras in Atlanta, GA - Labor Rights Week Event
Description:  Labor’s Rights Week event with the Consulate Honduras
Date:  September 2, 2015
Time:  8:00 AM to 9:00AM
Location:  Consulate Honduras located at 2750 Buford Hwy NE #218, Atlanta, GA 30324
For more information:  Contact Marilyn Velez at 678-903-73013


Event: Consulate General of Mexico in Atlanta, GA - Labor Rights Week Event
Description:  Labor Rights Week and focus on young workers at the Mexican Consulate / Labor Rights Week and Poultry Fair at Gainesville
Date:  September 2, 2015
Time:  9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location:  Mexican Consulate located at 1700 Chantilly Dr. NE, Atlanta, GA  30324/
Mexican Mobile Consulate at Iglesia Cielos Abiertos ("Open Skies Church") 1216 Aviation Blvd Gainesville, GA 30501
For more information:  Contact Marilyn Velez at 678-903-73013


Event: Consulate of Mexico in Miami, FL - Labor Rights Week Event
Description:  Seminar about Labor Rights in Dade City, FL. (Mexican community is organizing themselves to get this seminar)
Date:  September 2, 2015
Time:  5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Location:  Consulate of Mexico Orlando
2550 Technology Dr., Orlando, Florida, 32804
For more information:  Contact Joan Spencer at 813-626-1177


Event: Consulate General of Mexico in Atlanta, GA - Labor Rights Week Event
Description:  Labor Rights Week and Poultry Fair at Gainesville / at 4:00 PM OSHA speech at Mexican Consulate in Atlanta for community leaders and grass-root organizations
Date:  September 3, 2015
Time:  9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location:  Mexican Consulate located at 1700 Chantilly Dr. NE, Atlanta, GA  30324/
Mexican Mobile Consulate at Iglesia Cielos Abiertos ("Open Skies Church") 1216 Aviation Blvd Gainesville, GA 30501
For more information:  Contact Marilyn Velez at 678-903-73013


Event: Consulate of Mexico in Miami, FL - Labor Rights Week Event
Description:  Mobil Consulate in Pierson, FL. We will have boots for every agency at this event, providing information, and having Workshops every 30 minutes with the community. (We expect at least 200 persons)
Date:  September 3, 2015
Time:  10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location:  Consulate of Mexico Orlando
2550 Technology Dr., Orlando, Florida, 32804
For more information:  Contact Joan Spencer at 813-626-1177


Event:    Consulate General of El Salvador in Atlanta, GA - Labor Rights Week Event
Description:  Labor’s Rights Week event with the Consulate El Salvador
Date:  September 4, 2015
Time:  8:00 AM to 9:00 AM
Location:  El Salvador Consulate located at 6735 Peachtree Industrial Boulevard Suite 150 Atlanta 30360 (the office complex is named Peachtree Renaissance)
For more information:  Contact William Fulcher, AD, at 770-493-6644


Event: Consulate of Mexico in Miami, FL - Labor Rights Week Event
Description:  Workshops at the Consulate building every 30 minutes. Agencies will provide information about their services (Spanish)
Date:  September 4,  2015
Time:  9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location:  Consulate of Mexico Orlando
2550 Technology Dr., Orlando, Florida, 32804
For more information:  Contact Joan Spencer at 813-626-1177


Event: Consulate General of Mexico in Atlanta, GA - Labor Rights Week Event
Description:  Labor's Rights Week at the Mexican Consulate / Labor's Rights Week and Poultry Fair at Gainesville / Renewal of Wage & Hour Alliance
Date:  September 4, 2015
Time:  9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location:  Mexican Consulate located at 1700 Chantilly Dr. NE, Atlanta, GA  30324/
Mexican Mobile Consulate at Iglesia Cielos Abiertos ("Open Skies Church") 1216 Aviation Blvd Gainesville, GA 30501
For more information:  Contact Marilyn Velez at 678-903-73013


Event:  Consulate General of Mexico in Miami, FL - Labor Rights Week Event
Description:  Compliance Officer and Whistleblower Investigator will deliver presentations on worker rights. An OSHA booth will also be available to provide information and literature.
Date:  September 8, 2015
Time: 9:00 am EDT
Location:  Consulate General of Mexico
1399 SW 1st Avenue
Miami, FL
For more information:  Contact Vergie Bain at 954-424-0242


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

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

Event: Safety and Health in the Workplace
Description:  The General Consulate of Mexico in Chicago will host government agencies, organizations and lawyers specializing in workplace safety and health and social security benefits.
Date:  August 31, 2015
Time: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Location: General Consulate of Mexico in Chicago
204 S Ashland Ave, Chicago, IL 60607
For more information:  (312)738-2023


Event: Community Forum on Labor Rights
Description:  Forum on workplace rights with free legal advice on immigration and criminal aspects
Date:  August 31, 2015
Time: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Iglesia Inmaculado Corazón de Maria
Corner of 45th St and Ashland Ave, Chicago, IL 60607
For more information: (419) 259-7542


Event: OSHA and Your Rights to a Safe Workplace
Description: The Indianapolis Area Director will deliver a presentation on employee rights under OSHA.
Date: Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Time: 9:30am EDT
Location: Mexican Consulate
333 South East Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204
For more information: Contact Luz Estel Alvarez at (317)761-7600 ext. 110


Event: Inauguration Event: Chicago-area Labor Rights Week Kick-Off Event
Description:  The General Consulate of Mexico in Chicago will host multiple labor agencies and organizations and Latin American Consulates for the kick-off of Labor Rights Week. (Gary Lescallett Region 5 Acting DRA, and Lisa Sciolaro Regional Labor Liaison attending)
OSHA will have an informational booth from 9:00 to 1:00pm (Compliance Officer Luis Garcia participating)
Date:  September 1, 2015
Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: General Consulate of Mexico in Chicago
204 S Ashland Ave, Chicago, IL 60607
For more information:  (312)738-2023


Event: Wages, Overtime, and Labor Law
Description:  The General Consulate of Mexico in Chicago will host government agencies, organizations and lawyers specializing in back wages and the rights of agricultural workers and day laborers. 
Date:  September 1, 2015
Time: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Location: General Consulate of Mexico in Chicago
204 S Ashland Ave, Chicago, IL 60607
For more information: (312)738-2023


Event: Community Forum on Labor Rights
Description:  Forum on workplace rights with free legal advice on immigration and criminal aspects
Date:  September 1, 2015
Time: 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Restaurant La Canoa en Waukegan
50 S. Green Bay Rd. Waukegan, IL 60085
For more information: (419) 259-7542


Event: Discrimination and Workplace Harassment
Description:  The General Consulate of Mexico in Chicago will host government agencies, organizations and lawyers specializing in workplace discrimination, sexual harassment, and the treatment of workers.  
Date:  September 2, 2015
Time: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Location: General Consulate of Mexico in Chicago
204 S Ashland Ave, Chicago, IL 60607
For more information: (312)738-2023


Event: Community Forum on Labor Rights
Description:  Forum on workplace rights with free legal advice on immigration and criminal aspects
Date:  September 2, 2015
Time: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Casa Michoacán
1638 S. Blue Island Ave., Chicago, IL 60608
For more information: (419) 259-7542


Event: The Right to Organize
Description:  The General Consulate of Mexico in Chicago will host government agencies and organizations that will talk about the right to organize look for better workplaces.   
Date:  September 3, 2015
Time: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Location: General Consulate of Mexico in Chicago
204 S Ashland Ave, Chicago, IL 60607
For more information: (312)738-2023


Event: Labor Rights Informational Forum
Description: OSHA staff will deliver a presentation, serve on a panel discussion and answer questions from the public about worker rights. An OSHA booth will also be in place to provide information and literature.
Date: Thursday, September 3, 2015
Time: 1:00pm - 5:00pm EDT
Location:
BMO Conference Center
135 North Pennsylvania Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204


Event: Community Forum on Labor Rights
Description:  Forum on workplace rights with free legal advice on immigration and criminal aspects
Date:  September 3, 2015
Time: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Casa Jalisco
1600 W. Lake St., Melrose Park, IL 60160
For more information: (419) 259-7542


Event: Workplace Rights
Description:  The General Consulate of Mexico in Chicago will host government agencies, organizations and lawyers specializing in workplace rights including immigration and criminal aspects.    
Date:  September 4, 2015
Time: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Location: General Consulate of Mexico in Chicago
204 S Ashland Ave, Chicago, IL 60607
For more information: (312)738-2023


Event: OSHA Booth 
Description:  There will be an OSHA booth set up at the Mexican Consulate in Chicago with Spanish language outreach materials.  (Compliance Officer Adelma Arroyo participating)
Date:  September 4, 2015
Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: General Consulate of Mexico in Chicago
204 S Ashland Ave, Chicago, IL 60607
For more information: (312)738-2023


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

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

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:  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: 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: 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: 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 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: 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: 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: 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
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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:   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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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 - 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.


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


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-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:  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:  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:  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


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:  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


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

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

Event: Radio show named Paisano a Paisano  to discuss Labor Rights Week with OSHA, NRLB and Mexican Consulate representatives in  Denver, Colorado  
Description: The radio show  will cover worker rights and safety issues confronting the community.  Additionally, callers will have the ability to call in to ask questions.
Date: Aug. 25, 2015
Time: 6:00pm-7:00pm
Location:
Dartmouth Point (studio) -- 1050 AM-- LIVE RADIO SESSION—“DE PAISANO A PAISANO”
3091 Jamaica Ct.
Aurora, CO 80011
For more information: Contact Eduardo Rojo (OSHA) at 303-844-5285.


Event: Outreach at Mexican Consulate in Denver main waiting room seating for over 100
Description: OSHA staff will deliver presentations on worker rights on multiple days for approximately one hour during the week. An OSHA booth will also be available each day to provide information and literature on worker’s rights, and other related topics.
Date: Aug 31- Sept 4, 2015 - daily
Univision coverage on Monday, August 31
Time: 9:00 am - 1:00 am
Location:
Mexican Consulate
5350 Leetsdale Dr.
Denver, CO
For more information: Contact Luz Martinez of the Mexican Consulate at 303-331-1110.  X122
OSHA Contacts Hector Tarbares 303-843-4500 and Eduardo Rojo 303-844-5285


Event: Meet and Greet
Description: Meet and Greet with representatives from Colorado Jobs for Justice and OSHA
Date: September 4, 2015
Time: 10:00 to 11:00
Location:
Cesar Chavez Memorial Building
1244 Speer Blvd., Denver, CO 80204


For more information on these events, 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: 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: 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 Immigrant Justice Center at The Legal Aid Society of Hawaii and the Hawaii Coalition Against Human Trafficking
Description: In support of Labor Rights Week, the Honolulu OSHA area office will be conducting a presentation on employee/labor rights at the Hawaii Immigrant 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: 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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