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Monthly Latino Empolyment Report: Five Latino Economic Priorities in the President’s Budget
After years of federal budget policies that have slashed critical programs in order to rapidly shrink the federal budget deficit, President Obama's budget proposal for fiscal year 2015 offers policy priorities to stimulate ...
Monthly Latino Employment Report: Latino Families Experiencing Slower Economic Recovery
Latino Families Experiencing Slower Economic Recovery Toplines from NCLR and Latino Decisions poll on Latinos and the Economy In the wake of the damaging recession, Latino workers and entrepreneurs are helping to fuel ...
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 ...
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: The Price of Luxury
Latinos represent a significant share of workers in the hotel and accommodation industry. This industry has posted mainly positive employment growth over the past six months. However, low wage and high injury rates for ...
The “American Jobs Act of 2011”
This document highlights encouraging programs in the President's American Jobs Act (S.1549)—a first step toward a long-term vision for a better economy. This pending legislation holds promise for Latino workers and families.
Monthly Latino Employment Report: Young Latinos in the Workforce
As the largest and fastest-growing minority group and a population characterized by its youthfulness, Latinos compose an increasingly important segment of the U.S. economy. Unemployment among young workers is on the rise ...
Monthly Latino Employment Report: Hands-On Jobs to Stabilize Neighborhoods
Among the most promising job creation proposals in Congress is Project Rebuild, which would put people to work rehabilitating homes and businesses in neighborhoods with large numbers of vacant and foreclosed properties. ...