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Latinos in Construction: Breaking Barriers, Building Hope
The landscape of the American workforce has changed. Today, Hispanics are the largest minority group in the U.S., accounting for 14% of the total U.S. population and a similar share of the total American labor force. ...
An Evaluation of OPM’s Efforts to Improve Hispanic Representation in the Federal Workforce
NHLA has prepared this report to provide Congress with an assessment of the Office of Personnel Management's (OPM) efforts to advance the full inclusion and representation of Hispanics in the federal government. Achieving ...
Welfare Reform Implementation in Puerto Rico: A Status Report
With the five-year time limit for receipt of public assistance approaching and the state of the Puerto Rico economy showing signs of a significant slowdown, the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) has undertaken a review ...
Fractures in the Foundation: Chapter 2
Chapter 2: Bedrock of the Economy, Bottom of the Labor Market. Broadly speaking, Latinos have the highest labor force participation rate of any racial or ethnic group, which means they are more likely to be employed or ...
The Structure of Labor Markets and Sectors of Production: An Analysis of Underemployment Among Hispanic Youth
The purpose of this study is to explore the distribution and utilization of labor power of Hispanic youths through an examination of their conditions of employment and their relationship to major structural features of the ...
Hispanics in the Workforce Part III: Hispanic Youth
The severity of minority youth unemployment does not bode well for the future. Demographics will favor higher productivity and lower unemployment over the next 12 years as prime-age workers make up a larger share of the ...
Joblessness Among Hispanic Youth: 1973–1981
Literature review and statement of problem submitted to the Hispanic Youth Employment Research Center The analysis presented within this paper represents an alternative response to a traditional literature review. It ...
A Subminimum Wage for Youth
This paper assesses the arguments and evidence presented by both sides, summarizes the past and present history of the minimum wage, and examines implications for Hispanics in the pending legislation.
Recruiting Hispanics: Learning from Experience Some Ideas for Employers
This paper summarizes some of the challenges of Hispanic recruitment, and identifies techniques which may help employers become successful recruiters of Hispanic professional, technical, and managerial employees.
Perspectives on Undocumented Workers
This backgrounder summarizes views on immigration of national Black and Brown Leaders. Their perspectives were obtained, then up-dated, over a period of nearly two years. The National Council of La Raza—like many other ...