Asian Journal: AAPIs encouraged to report worker abuse
Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) residents of Las Vegas are encouraged to voice their concerns about the workplace by calling the federal government.
"If you know of instances of malfeasance, stories of employees being shortchanged, or of harassment, criminalization, and wage theft I want to know about it," US Labor Secretary Hilda Solis told a recent forum in Las Vegas.
"My department can help you. What we are doing is to empower workers to understand what their rights are so they will be able to start taking action," she also said.
Solis said she wants to "open the doors of the Department of Labor (DOL) to low-skilled immigrant workers" to make sure that their concerns are met.
"It is particularly important to immigrant community, to those who…