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Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2013
NCLR letter of support for the \Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2013\ (S. 460/H.R. 1010)
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.
Now Hiring? Orlando Roundtable Proceedings
The roundtable convened by NCLR in Orlando on September 25, 2012 was a first attempt to engage leaders from a cross-section of the local government, business, and nonprofit sectors in an honest conversation about how to ...
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 ...
NCLR Affiliate Comments on The Department of Labor’s Proposed Overtime Rule
Latino-led, Latino-serving nonprofit community organizations from across the country submit a letter of support for the Department of Labor's proposed rule to expand overtime pay protections. These organizations form the ...
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.