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Latinos and the Federal Budget:& Don’t Undercut Our Future
We urge Congress to stop the devastating automatic budget cuts due to hit on March 1. Any further deficit reduction should come from closing tax loopholes that benefit the top 2% and wealthy corporations, not by cutting ...
Latino Policy Priorities for Energy and Climate Change
As the fastest-growing segment of the workforce—and among the hardest hit by the recession—Latinos have much at stake in the design and implementation of new federal energy and climate change policies. The aspects of the ...
Building Wealth in a Troubled Economy: A Symposium on Latino Wealth-Building Opportunities
A Symposium on Latino Wealth-Building Opportunities
Latino Priorities in a Job Creation Package
It is not too late for the administration and Congress to take bold steps to reach communities of color with effective job creation policies. NCLR urges policymakers to seriously consider the following proposals as part ...
Fits and Starts: Latino Employment in Growing and Shrinking Industries
From a national perspective, tracking employment by industry is one way to understand how Latino workers are faring as the economy emerges from the recession.
NCLR Comments on The Department of Labor’s Proposed Overtime Rule
The National Council of La Raza (NCLR) strongly supports the Wage and Hour Division's proposal to update the salary level test for determining exemption from minimum wage and overtime pay protections under the Fair Labor ...
Building Wealth in a Troubled Economy: Wealth Protection: Building the Civil Rights Agenda
Wealth Protection: Building the Civil Rights Agenda
Urban Enterprise Zones
Urban Enterprise Zones have been proposed by Congress members and by key Reagan administration officials as a means of revitalizing deteriorating, socio-economically distressed urban neighborhoods. The enterprise zone ...