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ARRANGEMENT ESTABLISHING AN ALLIANCE
THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR’S
OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION,
ILLINOIS AND WISCONSIN AREA OFFICES
THE CONSULATE GENERAL OF MEXICO IN CHICAGO, ILLINOIS
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Illinois and Wisconsin Area Offices, and the Consulate General of Mexico in Chicago, Illinois, 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 Illinois and Wisconsin with information, guidance, and access to education and training resources to promote workers’ rights in protecting their occupational health and safety, particularly with regards to reducing and preventing exposure to safety hazards and/or addressing health issues, 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
The Participants intend to work together to achieve the following outreach and communication goals:
The Participants intend to work together to achieve the following goals related to promoting a national dialogue on workplace health and safety:
This Arrangement is intended to cease two years from the date of signing. A Participant should endeavor to provide 30 days advance written notice of its intent to discontinue its participation in this Arrangement. This Arrangement may be modified in writing at any time by mutual consent of the Participants.
Signed at Chicago, Illinois, in duplicate, this 11th day of May, 2010, in the English and Spanish languages.