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Latino Jobs Report: October Sees Return of Strong Job Growth
The U.S. Department of Labor reported today that U.S employers added 271,000 jobs in October 2015. This represents the highest number of new jobs added to the U.S. labor market this year since a peak in February. The ...
Latino Jobs Report: Latino Unemployment Sees Slight Increase
In July, the U.S. economy added 215,000 jobs while the national unemployment rate remained unchanged at 5.3%, lower than the 235,000 average monthly gain for the previous three months. The unemployment rate for Latinos ...
Latino Jobs Report: Job Growth Continues in May
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
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.
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.
Latino Jobs Report: Health Care Adds Most Jobs in August
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 ...
Monthly Latino Employment Report: Labor Day 2011
This Labor Day issue of the Monthly Latino Employment Report reviews how the Latino workforce is vital to several major industries that have added jobs in recent months. Overshadowing this progress, however, is the prevalence ...
Latino Jobs Report: Construction Resurges
U.S. employers added 223,000 jobs in April, nearly three times the growth in the previous month.
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 ...
Monthly Latino Employment Report: Latinos and the Jobs of the Not-So-Distant Future
This brief report makes the case for immediate public investment in adult education and training to improve the employment prospects for Latinos in a changing labor market.