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  • Fractures in the Foundation: Chapter 2 

    Singley, Catherine (2009-08-31)
    Chapter 2:  Bedrock of the Economy, Bottom of the Labor Market.  Broadly speaking, Latinos have the highest labor force participation rate of any racial or ethnic group, which means they are more likely to be employed or ...
  • The Future of Banking 

    UnidosUS; PolicyLink (UnidosUS, 2019-06-04)
    The Future of Banking: Overcoming Barriers to Financial Inclusion for Communities of Color This report seeks to better understand the limitations of the current financial system and identify areas for innovation. It is ...
  • The Gramm-Rudman-Hollings Balanced Budget Law 

    NCLR (NCLR, 1987-01)
    The truth about the Gramm-Rudman-Hollings Budget Law enacted in December 1985.
  • Hispanic Families and The Earned Income Tax Credit 

    Eric Rodriguez; Sandra Gallardo (2000-04-29)
    This issue brief is intended to bring attention to the importance of the EITC to Hispanic and other low-wage workers and outline several important steps toward improving the credit for families.  The issue brief provides ...
  • The Hispanic Population 

    NCLR (NCLR, 2003-08)
    Projections indicate that by the year 2020, more than one in every five children in the U.S. will be of Hispanic origin.
  • Hispanic Women at Work 

    Megan Elliott (2005-07-29)
    Considering Latinas' contributions to the economic well-being of the Hispanic community, and their current and growing contributions to the U.S. economy, it is critical to understand the key factors and barriers that shape ...
  • Hispanics in the Workforce 

    Escutía, Marta M.; Prieto, Margarita M. (1987-02-23)
    This paper examines the available data on the status of Hispanics in the work force. Data on youthfulness, fertility rates, education, poverty, labor force participation rates, unemployment, earnings, and occupational ...
  • Hispanics in the Workforce Part III: Hispanic Youth 

    Escutia, Marta; Prieto, Margarita (NCLR, 1987-09-14)
    The severity of minority youth unemployment does not bode well for the future. Demographics will favor higher productivity and lower unemployment over the next 12 years as prime-age workers make up a larger share of the ...
  • Hispanics in the Workforce, Part II: Hispanic Women 

    Escutia, Marta; Prieto, Margarita M. (1988-07-01)
    This report analyzes the available data on Hispanic women in the work force. Demographic information is reviewed as background to an evaluation of the labor market status of Hispanic women. Emphasis is placed on employment ...
  • How Latino Families are Faring in Today’s Economy 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2019-02-26)
    This statement for the record focuses on select demographic and economic well-being indicators—including employment and job quality, wealth and income, and housing—to understand how Latinos have fared in the decade since ...
  • Implementación de la Reforma de Bienestar Social en Puerto Rico: Informe Sobre el Estado Actual 

    Ramírez, Ph.D., Norma Boujouen (2001-04-01)
    Al acercarse el término de cinco años para recibir asistencia pública y dado que la economía de Puerto Rico muestra señales de desaceleraciÓn, el Consejo Nacional de la Raza (NCLR, por sus siglas en inglés), se ha dado a ...
  • Improving Child Care in the United States for Families and Women of Color 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2019-12-23)
    Child care is fundamental to the economic security of women and families, but is out of reach for many. Child care is one of the highest costs in a family’s monthly budget, and is often a larger expense than the cost of ...
  • Informe de empleo de latinos: Mínimo cambio en la tasa de desempleo de latinos 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2017-09-01)
    El Departamento del Trabajo de EE.UU. anunció que se crearon 156,000 empleos en agosto. La tasa de desempleo a nivel nacional aumentó ligeramente un 0.1%, de 4.3 % en julio a 4.4 % en agosto. La tasa de desempleo entre los ...
  • The Job Training Partnership Act: Implementation Effects on Hispanics 

    NCLR (NCLR, 1983-11-01)
    NCLR's comments submitted for inclusion into the record of hearings on the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) implementation before the House Subcommittee on Employment Opportunities.
  • Joblessness Among Hispanic Youth: 1973–1981 

    Garcia, Philip; Hurtado, Aida (NCLR, 1982-01-18)
    Literature review and statement of problem submitted to the Hispanic Youth Employment Research Center The analysis presented within this paper represents an alternative response to a traditional literature review. It ...
  • Latino Income and Poverty in 2018: A Snapshot of the Census Current Population Survey 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2019-09-10)
    On September 10, 2019, the U.S. Census Bureau released new data measuring poverty and income in the United States during 2018, the second year of the Trump administration.
  • Latino Jobs Report: 2015 Ends With Strong Job Growth 

    Román, Stephanie (2016-01-08)
    The U.S. Department of Labor reported that U.S. employers added 292,000 jobs in December 2015. This represents one of the strongest months of job growth in 2015 and a strong end-of-year surge in new employment. Still, in ...
  • Latino Jobs Report: Employers Add 273,000 Jobs in February 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2020-03-06)
    The U.S. Department of Labor reported that employers added 273,000 jobs in February. The Latino unemployment rate increased to 4.4%. The health care sector led job growth.
  • Latino Jobs Report: Health Care Leads Job Growth in May 

    NCLR; Wang, Yuqi (NCLR, 2017-06-02)
    The U.S. Department of Labor reported today that U.S. employers added 138,000 jobs in May 2017. The national unemployment rate dropped to 4.3%, and the Latino unemployment rate remained at 5.2%. The healthcare industry ...
  • Latino Jobs Report: Hiring in April Rebounds to 211,000 Jobs 

    NCLR; Wang, Yuqi (NCLR, 2017-05-05)
    The U.S. Department of Labor reported today that U.S. employers added 211,000 jobs in April 2017. The national unemployment rate decreased to 4.4%, and the Latino unemployment rate increased to 5.2%. The leisure and ...