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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: 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 ...
Monthly Latino Employment Report: Latino Workers Contribute to Colorado’s Economy
The 2010 Census national data show that Colorado ranks among the top ten states with the largest proportions of Latinos and the largest growth in the Latino population between 2000 and 2010. Today, Latinos play an integral ...
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.