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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.
Latino Jobs Report: Health Care Adds Most Jobs in August
U.S. employers added 173,000 jobs in August 2015, the lowest number of new jobs added this summer. The national unemployment rate inched down to 5.1%. Although the unemployment rate for Latinos also declined slightly to ...
Monthly Latino Employment Report: Labor Day 2011
This Labor Day issue of the Monthly Latino Employment Report reviews how the Latino workforce is vital to several major industries that have added jobs in recent months. Overshadowing this progress, however, is the prevalence ...
Latino Jobs Report: Construction Resurges
U.S. employers added 223,000 jobs in April, nearly three times the growth in the previous month.
Monthly Latino Employment Report: The Federal Minimum Wage
The federal minimum wage, which sets the floor on wages nationwide, has lost significant \real\ value since it was first set in 1938. Despite inflation, Congress has only raised the minimum wage three times in the past ...
Latinos and the Federal Minimum Wage
The Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2013 (S. 460/H.R. 1010) would restore the value of the minimum wage and the tipped minimum wage, ensuring that more people who work in low-wage jobs can afford the basics and help the economy ...
Latinos and Sequestration: How are Automatic Cuts Affecting Latinos
A key issue in the November 2012 election was how best to reduce the federal budget deficit and still position our country for a bright future, a strong economy, and shared prosperity. Like all Americans, Latinos' top ...
Monthly Latino Employment Report: Latino Workers Contribute to Florida’s Economy
The presence of Latinos in Florida is not a recent phenomenon. The 2010 Census national data demonstrate that Florida ranks among the top ten states with the largest proportions of Latinos between 2000 and 2010. Although ...
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 ...