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Latinos Overrepresented in High-Unemployment Occupations
Latino Employment Status, December 2009
The State of the Latino Workforce: March, 2010
As of February 2010, the Latino unemployment rate stood at 12.4%, nearly three percentage points higher than the total unemployment rate. Download this PowerPoint presentation to learn one reason why.
Recommendations to Include Latinos in Climate Change Legislation
Latino workers, taxpayers, and families all have a stake in federal climate change legislation. Policymakers should take into account Latino priorities as they debate energy policies that will impact the entire nation's future.
Cambios en las transferencias de dinero: las nuevas protecciones para las remesas
Spanish translation of Wiring Change: How New Protections in the Remittance Market Can Help Families
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 ...
Latino State Fact Sheet
This series profiles Latinos in the 35 U.S. states with the largest Latino population, largest proportion of Latinos, and the largest growth in the Latino population from 2000 to 2008. The most dramatic Hispanic population ...
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 ...
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. ...