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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: December 2014
Monthly Latino Employment Report: Latino Employment Statistics for December 2014 The U.S. Department of Labor reported today that U.S. employers added 252,000 jobs in December 2014, rounding out a strong fourth quarter ...
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: Latino Labor Force Growth
By the year 2050, one in three workers in the U.S. will be Latino. The demographic makeup of the workforce of the future is already evident in certain segments of today's economy. This Monthly Latino Employment Report ...
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.