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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 ...
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. ...
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 ...
NCLR Comments on Proposed Rulemaking on Payday, Vehicle Title, and Certain High-Cost Installment Loans
Letter of comments submitted to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
National Poll Measures Latino Workers’ Experiences Regarding Health, Safety, and Wage Issues
Topline results of a poll conducted by NCLR and Latino Decisions. On behalf of NCLR, Latino Decisions interviewed 700 Latino registered voters currently in the workforce. The study was conducted between May 12-25, 2017.