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Capable Workers, Not Enough Work
How is the construction industry faring as the economy begins to add jobs? This short analysis of April 2010 unemployment figures explains.
Prospects for Employment Growth
In response to a brewing crisis of confidence and to the painful economic realities Latino families are facing, NCLR, along with other civil rights and advocacy organizations, has worked to raise awareness of these trends ...
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 ...
Latino Child Poverty Overview
Latinos compose a growing share of all poor children in the U.S. In 2008, there were 13.5 million poor children in the U.S. and 4.8 million (36.2%) were Hispanic. The projection is that this share will continue to grow. ...
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.
Latinos Well-Represented in Growth Industries, Insecure in Employment
This analysis of Latino employment trends shows that significant job growth is occurring in industries with strong Latino representation. However, other indicators point to a lack of job security among Latino workers, which ...
Letter From Civil Rights Organizations to Senator Reid: Stand Up for All of America’s Workers
NCLR, the NAACP, the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, the Center for Community Change, the United States Student Association, and PowerPAC.org sent this letter to Senate Majority Leader Reid and other ...
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
Comments In Response to the Proposed Workforce Investment Act reauthorization
This letter offers comments to the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee on the draft of the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) reauthorization bill. Thirteen years since passage of WIA, it is clear ...