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Monthly Latino Employment Report: Latinos in the Poultry Industry
Poultry processing is notorious for its high injury rates, which hurt workers' hands, wrists, and backs. A new proposed rule from the U.S. Department of Agriculture would increase the risks to workers in the name of food safety.
Monthly Latino Employment Report: The Price of Luxury
Latinos represent a significant share of workers in the hotel and accommodation industry. This industry has posted mainly positive employment growth over the past six months. However, low wage and high injury rates for ...
Profiles of the Latino Workforce: What Are Some Ways to Reduce the Risk of Dying on the Job?
The competitiveness of thousands of American businesses depends on the contributions of low-skilled workers. However, outdated labor protections, a dysfunctional immigration system, and weakened federal investment in ...
Monthly Latino Employment Report: Safer Jobs for a Better Economy
This report contains an analysis of the latest employment figures and the president's 2013 budget on the topic of worker health and safety.
Monthly Latino Employment Report: Workplace Fatalities on the Rise Again
This report looks ahead to the looming fiscal debate in the face of new evidence that the number of Latinos killed from injuries on the job is increasing.