Photo Gallery: DOL Vulnerable Workers Series Web Chat: Latina Workers
(March 30, 2012)
- Panelist from left to right, Melvina Ford, Senior Policy Advisor, Wage and Hour Division; Pat Shiu, Director, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs; Jordan Barab, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Occupational Safety and Health Administration; Andrea Delgado, Senior Policy Analyst, Labor Council for Latin American Advancement; Hector Sanchez, Executive Director, Labor Council for Latin American Advancement.
- Hector Sanchez talks about the Labor Council for Latina American Advancement's efforts in advancing the status of Latina workers in the U.S.
- Andrea Delgado discusses the findings of the Trabajadoras: Challenges and Conditions of Latina Workers report and highlights what must be done to protect Latinas on the job.
- Dr. Gabriela Lemus, Senior Advisor and Director for the Office of Public Engagement, takes questions from the crowd during the question and answer session.
- Laine Romero-Alston, program officer for the Ford Foundation, delivers remarks
- Ben Seigel, Deputy Director of the Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, highlights the important role everyone plays in protecting Latinas on the job.
- Sara Manzano-Díaz, Director of the Women's Bureau welcomes the audience and talks about how Latina workers are among the most vulnerable.
- Women's Bureau Boston regional office hosts remote viewing of webinar.
- Employees and guests in the Atlanta regional office view the webinar. Left to right are: Steven Simmon, OSHA; Glenda Villalobos, Consulate General of Mexico; Mario Antonio Fernández-Bernabe, Consulate General of Mexico; Sharlyn Simon, Wage and Hour Division.
- Employees and guests in the Kansas regional office following participation in the webinar are from left to right, Veronica Butts and Bill Lopez with OFCCP, Chely Scarbrough with Wage and Hour, Dorothy Witherspoon, Women's Bureau regional administrator, Adriana Villarreal with the Mexican Consulate, Carlos Gomez, President of the Kansas City Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Alain Villalpando, and Gabe Munoz.