Lead­ing the Way
by Bo Kearns

Rosario Avi­la & Andrew McNeil inter­viewed for a fea­ture in NBB Magazine:

“In the wine, con­struc­tion and man­u­fac­tur­ing indus­tries with a high per­cent­age of Lati­no work­ers, there’s often cul­tur­al stig­ma sur­round­ing men­tal health, espe­cial­ly in group work­place set­tings,” said Rosario Avi­la, ben­e­fits advi­sor, Alian­za Span­ish Lan­guage Divi­sion. HIPAA (Health Insur­ance Porta­bil­i­ty and Account­abil­i­ty Act of 1996) pro­vides data pri­va­cy and secu­ri­ty pro­vi­sions for safe­guard­ing med­ical infor­ma­tion. “Though HIPPA ensures employ­ee con­fi­den­tial­i­ty, some Span­ish-speak­ing employ­ees wor­ry about fil­ing claims. They’re afraid their employ­er might find out.” For employ­ees with those con­cerns, Arrow offers a hot­line where Span­ish speak­ers can call with questions.

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