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Monthly Latino Employment Report: The Federal Minimum Wage
Given recent momentum and local victories around the minimum wage, this month's Monthly Latino Employment Report revisits the need to raise the federal minimum wage. Latinos would benefit disproportionately from an increase ...
Monthly Latino Employment Report: Current and Aspiring Young Hispanic Workers
Latinos are among the fastest-growing minority groups and a population characterized by its youthfulness making them an increasingly important segment of the U.S. economy. Yet unemployment among young workers ages 16 to ...
Monthly Latino Employment Report: Efforts to Improve the Minimum Wage Blocked
Earlier this week, the U.S. Senate blocked the \Minimum Wage Fairness Act\ (S. 2223), a bill that would raise the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 by 2016 and has bipartisan support among the majority of Americans. ...
Monthly Latino Employment Report: Celebrating the Latino Workforce
In honor of Labor Day, this month's report highlights the best of the Monthly Latino Employment Report series and voices of individuals from the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) network who shared their stories with us.
Monthly Latino Employment Report: Underemployment: The Real Jobs Crisis
Although the national unemployment rate held steady at 8% at the end of 2012, it masked the full picture of the nation's jobs crisis. Millions of Americans continue to be underemployed, a term used to describe people who ...