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Monthly Latino Empolyment Report: Five Latino Economic Priorities in the President’s Budget
After years of federal budget policies that have slashed critical programs in order to rapidly shrink the federal budget deficit, President Obama's budget proposal for fiscal year 2015 offers policy priorities to stimulate ...
New Data Show that Latino Poverty is Improving But Remains Alarmingly High
An analysis of the poverty and income data released on September 16 and policy recommendations to boost economic growth, raise wages, and strengthen important antipoverty programs.
Invest in the Future: Support Latino Youth
The case for protecting investments in education, health care, and other critical areas in the federal budget.
2012 Data Latino Poverty Analysis
Data shows poverty and income among Latinos remains unchanged.
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 ...
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: 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 However, outdated labor protections, a dysfunctional immigration system, and weakened federal investment in ...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.