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Monthly Latino Employment Report: Disparities in Youth Unemployment Persist
Latinos represent 20% of U.S. workers between ages 16 and 19, compared to 16% of the total workforce. Latino and Black teens are much more likely to be unemployed than their White counterparts.
New Data Shows Latino Poverty Rate Still Disproportionately High
On September 16, 2015, the U.S. Census Bureau released new data measuring poverty in the U.S. during 2014. The statistics show that national poverty rates and income levels in the U.S. have barely budged for the fourth ...
Raise the Wage! A $12 Federal Minimum Wage Would Benefit 8.5 Million Latino Workers
An unfair minimum wage disproportionately affects Latinos who are concentrated in low-wage jobs. Congress has not raised the federal minimum wage, currently $7.25 per hour, since 2009. Worse, the minimum wage for tipped ...
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 ...
Build an Economy That Works for Latinos
The strength of the American economy is increasingly linked to the strength of the Latino workforce. Despite a depressed job market, the Latino labor force has grown every quarter since the beginning of 2009 while the labor ...
Monthly Latino Employment Report: Feeding the Economic Recovery
This monthly Latino employment report shows that Latino workers are contributing to the food services industry, one of the only sectors that added jobs in May 2011. Yet, low wages and substandard working conditions raise ...
Latino Jobs Report: October Sees Return of Strong Job Growth
The U.S. Department of Labor reported today that U.S employers added 271,000 jobs in October 2015. This represents the highest number of new jobs added to the U.S. labor market this year since a peak in February. The ...
Latino Jobs Report: Latino Unemployment Sees Slight Increase
In July, the U.S. economy added 215,000 jobs while the national unemployment rate remained unchanged at 5.3%, lower than the 235,000 average monthly gain for the previous three months. The unemployment rate for Latinos ...
Latino Jobs Report: Job Growth Continues in May
The U.S. Department of Labor reported that U.S. employers added 280,000 jobs in May 2015, an increase of 57,000 jobs (20%) from the previous month. The national unemployment rate, at 5.5%, changed little. Employment gains ...
Latino Jobs Report: Job Growth Slows in March
The U.S. Department of Labor reported today that U.S. employers added 126,000 jobs in March 2015, the lowest net job gain since December 2013.