Expand FLSA poster content to include tipped worker specific laws such as walk-outs, cash-drawer shortages, side-work requirements, credit card transaction fees, and tipped wage overtime specificities.
DOL should partner with established community organizations... more »
Send informed people from the federal government to the job site. Conduct on site training programs just like they teach about medical and saftey issues. Then have these teachers walk around the job site. All the great leaders visited the regular persons. The police go everywhere, so does the media. Even Jesus went and talk with the people to enform them. So send instructors to the job sites.
There are many opportunities available for construction related jobs and other industries, except there is a gap in available skilled laborers/trades. I think many states could benefit from Apprenticeship programs that teach students or young adults various trades and skills that could help them to learn a very sought after trade and higher salary.
Personal anecdote:... more »
Create a new confidential WhatsApp line for workers to report labor law violations via a phone call or text messaging system.
I have been in the field for over 35... more »
• Accessible licensing transfer of skills
• Expansion of resources in additional languages
• Closer collaborative efforts between US DOL and state DOLs
o Working together to address problem sectors in holistic way
o Building deeper trust with community based organizations
o Providing funding opportunities to expand state enforcement
Truly delivering on advancements in diversity, equity and inclusion means a profound transformation of organizational culture, practical methods, and day-to-day work. However, as some members of RespectAbility's board and staff like to point out, transforming culture requires opportunities for new leaders with diverse, lived... more »
Also, administer a survey to understand the perceptions of women and minorities.
The departments should consider survey development. The surveys would allow for a cohesive understanding of the perceptions... more »