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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 ...
Invest in the Future: Support Latino Youth
The case for protecting investments in education, health care, and other critical areas in the federal budget.
Monthly Latino Employment Report: Latinos in Construction
Despite signs of revitalization in the housing market, employment trends in construction are still fickle. This Monthly Latino Employment Report highlights basic statistics about Latinos in the construction industry.
Monthly Latino Employment Report: Latino Employment Statistics for August 2013
A drop in the Latino labor force participation rate could signal workers' lack of confidence in finding a job.
Latino Voters Want Jobs, Not Cuts
The stakes for Latino employment and the debate over the federal budget.
Monthly Latino Employment Report: A Review and a Preview
Despite a relatively stagnant year for the American labor market, Latinos are well represented in some of the industries that experienced job growth in 2012. Retail, hospitality, and transportation are a few examples. ...
Monthly Latino Employment Report: Current and Aspiring Young Hispanic Workers
Latinos are among the fastest-growing minority groups and a population characterized by its youthfulness making them an increasingly important segment of the U.S. economy. Yet unemployment among young workers ages 16 to ...
Monthly Latino Employment Report: Latino Labor Force Growth
By the year 2050, one in three workers in the U.S. will be Latino. The demographic makeup of the workforce of the future is already evident in certain segments of today's economy. This Monthly Latino Employment Report ...
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 ...