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Monthly Latino Employment Report: The Effects of Budget Battles on Latino Employment
A national employment data report was published on March 1, 2013, the same day that deep across-the-board cuts to federal programs, known as sequestration, were set to take effect unless Congress acted. This report contains ...
Monthly Latino Employment Report: Latinos in Construction
Despite signs of revitalization in the housing market, employment trends in construction are still fickle. This Monthly Latino Employment Report highlights basic statistics about Latinos in the construction industry.
Monthly Latino Employment Report: Latino Employment Statistics for August 2013
A drop in the Latino labor force participation rate could signal workers' lack of confidence in finding a job.
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 ...
Monthly Latino Employment Report: Young Latinos in the Workforce
As the largest and fastest-growing minority group and a population characterized by its youthfulness, Latinos compose an increasingly important segment of the U.S. economy. Unemployment among young workers is on the rise ...
Monthly Latino Employment Report: A Review and a Preview
Despite a relatively stagnant year for the American labor market, Latinos are well represented in some of the industries that experienced job growth in 2012. Retail, hospitality, and transportation are a few examples. ...
Monthly Latino Employment Report: Latino Workers Contribute to Nevada’s Economy
Latinos make important contributions to Nevada's core industries. Although Hispanic unemployment in Nevada has declined since its spike during the recession, it remains higher than the national Hispanic unemployment rate ...
Latino Voter Attitudes on Jobs and the Economy: A Florida Perspective
This document summarizes the findings from focus groups with registered Latino voters in Florida. Latino voters expressed their priorities and attitudes about jobs in the post-recession economy.
Build an Economy That Works for Latinos
The strength of the American economy is increasingly linked to the strength of the Latino workforce. Despite a depressed job market, the Latino labor force has grown every quarter since the beginning of 2009 while the labor ...