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Latino Voters Want Jobs, Not Cuts
The stakes for Latino employment and the debate over the federal budget.
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. ...
Profiles of the Latino Workforce: What Are Some Ways to Reduce the Risk of Dying on the Job?
The competitiveness of thousands of American businesses depends on the contributions of low-skilled workers. However, outdated labor protections, a dysfunctional immigration system, and weakened federal investment in ...
Latinos and the Federal Budget: Responsible Solutions That Invest in Our Future
Three budget deadlines are looming that—if dealt with in a reckless manner—could plunge our economy back into a recession.
NCLR Tax Reform Principles and Priorities
Hispanics, a young, aspiring, and hardworking segment of the federal tax base, support an Internal Revenue Code that is fair and bolsters a bright future for all Americans. As Congress moves forward with reform proposals ...