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  • 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 (UnidosUS, 2018-11-01)
    A persistent gender-based wage gap continues to harm women, their families, and the economy—and is particularly damaging for Latinas. Even as Latinas have entered the workforce in record numbers and now number more than ...
  • 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 ...
  • Diversity in the Workplace: Barriers and Opportunities from an Hispanic Perspective 

    McKay, Emily Gantz (1991-07-12)
    A summary analysis and chartbook of statistics.
  • 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.
  • The Empty Promise: The EEOC and Hispanics 

    Gonzales, Claire (1993-12-03)
    This report focuses on the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the largest of the federal civil rights enforcement agencies, and its efforts to address employment discrimination against Hispanics. To provide ...
  • The Forgotten Two-Thirds: An Hispanic Perspective on Apprenticeship, European Style 

    McKay, Emily Gantz (1993)
    NCLR carried out an Hispanic Consultation on Apprenticeship in 1992, in order to add an informed Hispanic perspective to the current policy debate about the appropriateness of apprenticeships — and the applicability of a ...
  • 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 ...