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Monthly Latino Employment Report: No Bargain for Low-Wage Workers
After several years of annual declines in profits in the retail industry, both a cause and effect of the U.S. economic recession, retail companies in the United States still form a part of one of the nation's largest ...
The Meaning of Medicaid: An Updated 2010 State-by-State Breakdown
Medicaid and its sister program, the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), buffer millions of Latinos and other vulnerable Americans from uninsurance. Private health coverage, obtained through the workplace or ...
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.
2013 FY Federal Budget Details Program
Details of the president's FY 2013 proposed budget.
Latino Uninsurance at the National and State Levels
Making up nearly one-third of all uninsured Americans, Latinos have among the most to gain from effective implementation of the health care law. Currently, one of every three Hispanics is uninsured, representing nearly ...
At Stake: Access to Affordable Health Insurance for Latinos with Preexisting Conditions
The practice of overusing \preexisting condition\ clauses in health insurance contracts is a particularly serious problem for the tens of millions of Americans who have gone uninsured for long periods of time. Sometimes ...
A Profile of Latino Health Insurance Gains Under the Affordable Care Act
The stakes are high for Latinos when it comes to the fate of health care reform. The expansion of health coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will substantially increase the number of insured Americans, and new ...
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 ...
2011 Latino Poverty Analysis
On September 12, 2012, the U.S. Census Bureau released new data measuring poverty in the U.S. during 2011. The statistics show that poverty declined among Latinos but was unchanged among all Americans. Latinos were the ...
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.