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  • Construction Leads Job Growth in November 

    Román, Stephanie (2015-12-04)
    The U.S. Department of Labor reported today that U.S employers added 211,000 jobs in November 2015, signaling continued growth. The unemployment rate remained unchanged at 5% in November. The Latino unemployment rate was ...
  • December Marks 75th Consecutive Month of Growth 

    NCLR; Wang, Yuqi (NCLR, 2017-01-06)
    The U.S. Department of Labor reported today that U.S. employers added 156,000 jobs in December 2016. The national unemployment rate increased to 4.7%, and the Latino unemployment rate increased to 5.9% in December. Health ...
  • Federal Programs Lift Latinos out of Poverty: Spotlight on Florida 

    Rocha, Renato (UnidosUS, 2017-10-10)
    For more than 50 years, anti-poverty programs have helped ensure that working families are lifted out of poverty when times are tough or their wages are too low for them to be able to make ends meet. These programs are ...
  • Job Gains in Key Industries Hold Latino Unemployment Rate at 8.4%: Monthly Latino Employment Report 

    Singley, Catherine (2014-02-07)
    Job growth in January, while low, was concentrated in several industries that disproportionately employ Latino workers.
  • Latino Jobs Report: 2015 Ends With Strong Job Growth 

    Román, Stephanie (2016-01-08)
    The U.S. Department of Labor reported that U.S. employers added 292,000 jobs in December 2015. This represents one of the strongest months of job growth in 2015 and a strong end-of-year surge in new employment. Still, in ...
  • Latino Jobs Report: Construction Resurges 

    Harvey, Catherine Singley (2015-05-08)
    U.S. employers added 223,000 jobs in April, nearly three times the growth in the previous month.
  • Latino Jobs Report: Employers Add 273,000 Jobs in February 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2020-03-06)
    The U.S. Department of Labor reported that employers added 273,000 jobs in February. The Latino unemployment rate increased to 4.4%. The health care sector led job growth.
  • Latino Jobs Report: Health Care Adds Most Jobs in August 

    Román, Stephanie (2015-09-04)
    U.S. employers added 173,000 jobs in August 2015, the lowest number of new jobs added this summer. The national unemployment rate inched down to 5.1%. Although the unemployment rate for Latinos also declined slightly to ...
  • Latino Jobs Report: Health Care Industry Shows Promising Growth Opportunities 

    Román, Stephanie (2015-07-02)
    In June 2015, employers added 223,000 jobs , 57,000 less than the previous month, and the unemployment rate declined slightly from 5.5% to 5.3%. Job growth occurred in professional and business services, health care, ...
  • Latino Jobs Report: Health Care Leads Job Growth in May 

    NCLR; Wang, Yuqi (NCLR, 2017-06-02)
    The U.S. Department of Labor reported today that U.S. employers added 138,000 jobs in May 2017. The national unemployment rate dropped to 4.3%, and the Latino unemployment rate remained at 5.2%. The healthcare industry ...
  • Latino Jobs Report: Hiring in April Rebounds to 211,000 Jobs 

    NCLR; Wang, Yuqi (NCLR, 2017-05-05)
    The U.S. Department of Labor reported today that U.S. employers added 211,000 jobs in April 2017. The national unemployment rate decreased to 4.4%, and the Latino unemployment rate increased to 5.2%. The leisure and ...
  • Latino Jobs Report: Job Growth Continues in May 

    Román, Stephanie (2015-06-05)
    The U.S. Department of Labor reported that U.S. employers added 280,000 jobs in May 2015, an increase of 57,000 jobs (20%) from the previous month. The national unemployment rate, at 5.5%, changed little. Employment gains ...
  • Latino Jobs Report: Job Growth Slows in March 

    NCLR (2015-04-03)
    The U.S. Department of Labor reported today that U.S. employers added 126,000 jobs in March 2015, the lowest net job gain since December 2013.
  • Latino Jobs Report: Job Growth Slows Significantly 

    Wang, Yuqi (2016-06-03)
    The U.S. Department of Labor reported today that U.S. employers added 38,000 jobs in May 2016, down from 122,000 in the previous month. The national unemployment rate declined to 4.7%. The Latino unemployment rate decreased ...
  • Latino Jobs Report: Latino Unemployment Falls to 10-­Year Low 

    NCLR; Wang, Yuqi (NCLR, 2017-04-07)
    The U.S. Department of Labor reported today that U.S. employers added 98,000 jobs in March 2017. The national unemployment rate dropped to 4.5%, and the Latino unemployment rate also declined to 5.1% in March. The professional ...
  • Latino Jobs Report: Latino Unemployment on the Rise 

    Román, Stephanie (2016-05-06)
    The U.S. Department of Labor reported today that U.S. employers added 160,000 jobs in April 2016, down from 215,000 in the previous month. The national unemployment rate remained unchanged at 5%. The Latino unemployment ...
  • Latino Jobs Report: Latino Unemployment Rate Changes Little 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2017-09-01)
    The U.S. Department of Labor reported today that U.S. employers added 156,000 jobs in August 2017. The national unemployment rate increased to 4.4%, and the Latino unemployment rate increased to 5.2%. The manufacturing ...
  • Latino Jobs Report: Latino Unemployment Rate Remains High at 10.5% 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2020-09-04)
    The August Latino jobs report features stories from Latina women who have lost their jobs and access Unemployment Insurance benefits as a way of making ends meet. As highlighted in the UnidosUS July jobs report, polling ...
  • Latino Jobs Report: Latino Unemployment Rate Remains High at 12.9% 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2020-08-07)
    The July Latino jobs report outlines Latino households experiences with income loss and unemployment insurance programs in the wake of COVID-19. Utilizing data from UnidosUS and Latino Decisions poll on workers in Arizona, ...
  • Latino Jobs Report: Latino Unemployment Rate Remains High at 14.5% 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2020-07-02)
    The June Latino jobs report highlights the impact of coronavirus related job and income losses on Latino’s renters and homeowners. Latino’s are overrepresented in low-wage sectors, where employees were among the first to ...