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Latino Tax Priorities
There are several opportunities to amend the tax code to better support Hispanic communities. This document explores these opportunities and discusses ways to improve the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC); Child Tax Credit ...
Ready to Work: Digital Literacy and the Latino Workforce
With more than 28 million Latinos in the workforce, there is an urgent need for our community to have and maintain the skills necessary to succeed. Today, 53% of jobs in the United States are middle-skill jobs, meaning ...
The Saver’s Tax Credit + CalSavers = A Reward for Saving for Retirement
Starting in July 2019, California began offering an estimated seven million workers in the state the opportunity to contribute to an Individual Retirement Account (IRA) through the CalSavers program. Participation in the ...
Latino Jobs Report: U.S. Employers Add 136,000 Jobs in September
The U.S. Department of Labor reported that employers added 136,000 jobs in September. The Latino unemployment rate decreased to 3.9%. The health care sector led job growth.
Latino Jobs Report: U.S. Employers Add 130,000 Jobs in August
The U.S. Department of Labor reported that employers added 130,000 jobs in August. The Latino unemployment rate decreased to 4.2%. Professional and business services led job growth.
Latino Non-Standard Work Arrangements in 2018
Latino Non-Standard Work Arrangements in 2018: A Snapshot of the Federal Reserve Survey of Household Economics and Decisionmaking (SHED) One of the many issue areas addressed by the survey is involvement in non-standard ...
Latinos in California: Building a Secure Economic Future
Despite ongoing inequities where Latinos lag behind other California residents, gains across several economic indicators point to better economic security for Latinos. Given the size of the Latino population in California, ...
Unaffordable Housing: A Barrier to Latino Asset-Building
By 2030, Latinos are projected to make up 21% of the population and 37% of new households. As a result, the Latino community will play an increasingly important role in advancing our nation’s economic prosperity. This ...
Beyond Wages: Effects of the Latina Wage Gap
A persistent gender-based wage gap continues to harm women, their families, and the economy—and is particularly damaging for Latinas.
Latinos in Pennsylvania: Building a Secure Economic Future
Despite ongoing inequities where Latinos lag behind other Pennsylvania residents, gains across several economic indicators point to better economic security for Latinos. This fact sheet explores those indicators and ...