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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: 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: The Federal Minimum Wage
The federal minimum wage, which sets the floor on wages nationwide, has lost significant \real\ value since it was first set in 1938. Despite inflation, Congress has only raised the minimum wage three times in the past ...
Monthly Latino Employment Report: Latino Unemployment Drops Below 9%
November 2013 marked the first time since November 2008 when the Latino unemployment rate dropped below 9%.