Now showing items 1-20 of 106

  • An Evaluation of OPM’s Efforts to Improve Hispanic Representation in the Federal Workforce 

    NHLA (2006-08-01)
    NHLA has prepared this report to provide Congress with an assessment of the Office of Personnel Management's (OPM) efforts to advance the full inclusion and representation of Hispanics in the federal government. Achieving ...
  • Beyond Wages: Effects of the Latina Wage Gap 

    UnidosUS; National Partnership for Women & Families (UnidosUS, 2019-11-20)
    A persistent gender-based wage gap continues to harm women, their families, and the economy—and is particularly damaging for Latinas.
  • Building Sound Community Linkages: A Key to Serving Latino Youth 

    Wernick, Ellen D.; Liu, Sue (2003-10-28)
    This report provides a blueprint for increasing the effectiveness of serving Latino youth in Job Corps centers by developing partnerships with Latino-serving organizations, particularly community-based organizations.  It ...
  • CARES Act Briefs: Explaining the COVID-19 Relief for Latino Families 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2020-04-03)
    We are ensuring that the contributions and needs of Latinos are included in federal relief efforts, as our community grapples with the fallout from the Coronavirus crisis.
  • Comments on Payday, Vehicle Title, and Certain High-Cost Installment Loans, Docket No. CFPB-2019-0006; RIN 3170-AA80 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2019-05-15)
    UnidosUS submitted public comments in opposition to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) proposed rescission of the ability-to-repay requirements of the CFPB’s 2017 payday and vehicle title loan rule.
  • Construction Leads Job Growth in November 

    Román, Stephanie (2015-12-04)
    The U.S. Department of Labor reported today that U.S employers added 211,000 jobs in November 2015, signaling continued growth. The unemployment rate remained unchanged at 5% in November. The Latino unemployment rate was ...
  • December Marks 75th Consecutive Month of Growth 

    NCLR; Wang, Yuqi (NCLR, 2017-01-06)
    The U.S. Department of Labor reported today that U.S. employers added 156,000 jobs in December 2016. The national unemployment rate increased to 4.7%, and the Latino unemployment rate increased to 5.9% in December. Health ...
  • Domestic Workers Working Hard to Sustain American Families, Compromising Their Social Security 

    Luisa Grillo-Chope and Carlos Ramos; Carlos Ramos (2006-08-31)
    To respond to Latino worker concerns with social insurance, policymakers must consider how attachment to the workforce occurs and address the issues of less access, lower participation levels, and the resulting proportionately ...
  • Economic Development Issues of Special Importance to Hispanics 

    NCLR; Yzaguirre, Raul (NCLR, 1984-04)
    Hispanics have a special interest in economic development, because it offers a means for improving the physical and social quality of life in Hispanic communities, increasing the number and success of Hispanic businesses, ...
  • The Effect of School and Peer Group Size on Chicanos Risk of Dropping Out of High School 

    NCLR; Hispanic Youth Employment Research Center; Oxley, Diana; Barrera, Manuel PhD. (NCLR, 1980-06)
    Findings indicate that the failure to complete high school is related to several aspects of labor force involvement, including unemployment as well as earning power and type of occupations for all racial/ethnic groups. The ...
  • Employment and Training Issue No. 1 

    NCLR; Escutia, Martha M. (NCLR, 1984-02)
    Enclosed is an update on Employment and Training legislation for the 98th Congress, first session. The Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) update includes the final performance standards and funding allocations. Finally, ...
  • Employment and Training Issue No. 3 

    Escutia, Martha M.; NCLR (NCLR, 1984-07-06)
    Legislative activity has recently been generated around the issue of youth unemployment. For the Hispanic community, this is an area of great concern since Hispanics are the youngest population group in the country and ...
  • Employment and Training Issue No. 4 

    Escutia, Martha M.; NCLR (NCLR, 1984-11-02)
    This month's Employment and Training Issue update analyzes several issues of concern to individuals involved in employment and training programs under the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA).
  • Employment and Training Issue No. 5 

    Escutia, Marta M.; NCLR (NCLR, 1985-02-01)
    This month's Employment and Training Issue Update reports on the findings of the Round II independent sector analysis of the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) performed by the firm of Grinker-Walker and Associates. JTPA ...
  • Employment and Training Issue No. 7 

    NCLR; Prieto, Margarita M. (NCLR, 1986-11-03)
    This Employment and Training Issue Update highlights the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) Amendments of 1986. The amendments were described as an effort to "update and perfect" the nation's job training programs. The ...
  • Employment and Training Legislation 

    NCLR (NCLR, 1982-09)
    Fact sheet covering the current legislative authority for employment and training programs under the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) expiring in September, 1982.
  • 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 Gramm-Rudman-Hollings Balanced Budget Law 

    NCLR (NCLR, 1987-01)
    The truth about the Gramm-Rudman-Hollings Budget Law enacted in December 1985.
  • 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 ...