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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Monthly Latino Employment Report: Celebrating the Latino Workforce
In honor of Labor Day, this month's report highlights the best of the Monthly Latino Employment Report series and voices of individuals from the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) network who shared their stories with us.
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: Underemployment: The Real Jobs Crisis
Although the national unemployment rate held steady at 8% at the end of 2012, it masked the full picture of the nation's jobs crisis. Millions of Americans continue to be underemployed, a term used to describe people who ...
Monthly Latino Employment Report: Caring for Caregivers
Due to the aging baby boomer population, America's older population is projected to experience significant growth over the next several decades. Already, families responsible for finding appropriate long-term care for ...
Monthly Latino Employment Report: Safer Jobs for a Better Economy
This report contains an analysis of the latest employment figures and the president's 2013 budget on the topic of worker health and safety.
Monthly Latino Employment Report: Latinos and the Jobs of the Not-So-Distant Future
This brief report makes the case for immediate public investment in adult education and training to improve the employment prospects for Latinos in a changing labor market.