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We Needed the Work: Latino Worker Voices in the New Economy
This publication is a collection of stories told to NCLR researchers by Latinos working in low-wage jobs throughout metropolitan Washington, DC. They illustrate the vulnerability and lack of recourse for workers in the ...
Fractures in the Foundation: The Latino Worker’s Experience in an Era of Declining Job Quality
Based on an in-depth analysis of death on the job, wages, and employer-based benefits, this report exposes the severe erosion of job quality in America. NCLR calls on Congress and the U.S. Department of Labor to restore ...
Fractures in the Foundation: Chapter 4
Chapter 4: The Erosion of Job Quality: An Historic Perspective. Disparities in wages, benefits, and working conditions are even more pronounced for Hispanic immigrants, who make up 53.8% of the Latino workforce.
Fractures in the Foundation: Chapter 6
Chapter 6: Rebuilding Job Quality for Latinos and All Workers. As this report has shown, the Latino workforce as a whole faces immense disparities in job quality compared to their peers. Indeed, much consideration and ...
Fractures in the Foundation: Chapter 5
Chapter 5: Major Issues Affecting Job Quality for Latinos. This chapter explores the major issues that help explain the quality disparity Latinos face on the job.
Fractures in the Foundation: Chapter 3
Chapter 3: Troubling Indicators of Job Quality. Although individual workers may value one aspect of their job over another, policymakers have generally prioritized wages, benefits, and working conditions as the core ...
Fractures in the Foundation: Chapter 1
Chapter 1: Today's Latino Workforce: Diverse and Growing. As the Hispanic workforce continues to grow, their labor market contributions become increasingly important to the economy as a whole; by 2050, it is expected ...
Bright Green: Five Metropolitan Areas Where the Latino Workforce and the Clean Economy Overlap
The growth of the Latino workforce and the push toward environmental sustainability will both define the future of the American economy. This report compares the occupational and educational profiles of the Hispanic workforce ...
Fractures in the Foundation: Executive Summary
Executive summary of the report Fractures in the Foundation: The Latino Worker's Experience in an Era of Declining Job Quality.
Hispanics in the Labor Force: A Chartbook
By the year 2005, Hispanic representation in the labor force is expected to increase by 44%. This is the fastest growth projected for any group. It is driven by the overall population growth of the group — from both natural ...