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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: The Impact of Budget Cuts on Workforce Training
Due to inaction in Congress, automatic cuts to federal spending, known as sequestration, took effect March 1, 2013. As we noted last month, deep cuts to select nondefense discretionary programs will have an adverse impact ...
2012 Data Latino Poverty Analysis
Data shows poverty and income among Latinos remains unchanged.
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 ...
Latinos and the Federal Minimum Wage
The Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2013 (S. 460/H.R. 1010) would restore the value of the minimum wage and the tipped minimum wage, ensuring that more people who work in low-wage jobs can afford the basics and help the economy ...
Latinos and Sequestration: How are Automatic Cuts Affecting Latinos
A key issue in the November 2012 election was how best to reduce the federal budget deficit and still position our country for a bright future, a strong economy, and shared prosperity. Like all Americans, Latinos' top ...
How the 2013 Ryan Budget Would Affect Latinos
This fact sheet provides a synopsis of how the 2013 Ryan budget proposal affects the Affordable Care Act, Medicaid, Medicare, SNAP, education, the workforce, and Social Security with regard to the Latino community.
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%.