Monthly Latino Employment Report: The Impact of Budget Cuts on Workforce Training
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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 on all workers and their families, and Latinos in particular. This report provides an overview of how sequestration will affect essential job training and employment services that are critical to advancing employment options for Latinos in our evolving labor market.