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NCLR Comments on Proposed Rule to Limit Occupational Exposure to Respirable Crystalline Silica
NCLR supports a proposal to protect workers from lung illnesses in construction and other industries by limiting their exposure to crystalline silica (quartz) dust. NCLR submitted formal comments to the Federal Register ...
Letter to Congress from civil rights and labor leaders
The recommendations in the joint letter include: Fast-tracking the creation of jobs in the public sector that serve community-level needs. With a focus on distressed neighborhoods, unemployed and underemployed ...
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 ...
Letter of Support for the Consumer Financial Protection Agency
National Hispanic organizations write to express support for the creation of a new federal regulatory agency—the Consumer Financial Protection Agency (CFPA).
Preliminary Findings: Focus Groups on Access to Health Care for Mixed-Status Families
Although the vast majority (90%) are U.S.-born citizens, Hispanic children are highly likely to hail from immigrant families.
President Obama’s First 100 Days: An NCLR Progress Report
An NCLR Progress Report
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 ...
Lead Findings in NCLR/Latino Decisions National Poll of Latinos on the Economy
NCLR and Latino Decisions recently conducted a national poll of Latino voters asking them about the current state of the economy. The toplines indicate strong support for Congress to act on tax credits for working families.
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. ...