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The U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Anchorage Area Office, and the Consulate of Mexico in Anchorage, Alaska, hereinafter referred to collectively as “the Participants”;
Recognizing the joint commitment to protecting workers’ rights for Mexican workers acknowledged in the U.S.-Mexico Joint Declaration between the Department of Labor of the United States of America and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the United Mexican States, signed at Washington, D.C., on May 4, 2010; and
Recognizing that OSHA’s Alliance Program provides for the establishment of cooperative relationships for purposes such as training and education, outreach and communication, and promoting a national dialogue on workplace health and safety;
Intend to form an Alliance to achieve the following:
The Participants intend to establish a collaborative relationship to provide Mexican Nationals in Alaska with information, guidance, and access to education and training resources to promote workers’ rights in protecting their occupational health and safety, and to help them understand the rights of workers and the responsibilities of employers under the Occupational Safety and Health Act.
Training and Education
The Participants intend to work together to achieve the following training and education goals:
Outreach and Communication
The Participants intend to work together to achieve the following outreach and communication goals:
Promotion of a National Dialogue
The Participants intend to work together to achieve the following goals related to promoting a national dialogue on workplace health and safety:
An implementation team made up of representatives of each Participant intends to meet to develop a plan of action, determine working procedures, and identify the roles and responsibilities of the Participants. In addition, the Participants intend to meet at least three times per year to track and shareinformation on activities and results in achieving the goals of the Alliance.
Signed at Anchorage, Alaska, in duplicate, this 19th day October, 2010, in the English and Spanish languages.
Anchorage Area Office