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Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2013
NCLR letter of support for the \Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2013\ (S. 460/H.R. 1010)
Latinos Overrepresented in High-Unemployment Occupations
Latino Employment Status, December 2009
Letter to Congress from civil rights and labor leaders
The recommendations in the joint letter include: Fast-tracking the creation of jobs in the public sector that serve community-level needs. With a focus on distressed neighborhoods, unemployed and underemployed ...
Prospects for Employment Growth
In response to a brewing crisis of confidence and to the painful economic realities Latino families are facing, NCLR, along with other civil rights and advocacy organizations, has worked to raise awareness of these trends ...
The State of the Latino Workforce: March, 2010
As of February 2010, the Latino unemployment rate stood at 12.4%, nearly three percentage points higher than the total unemployment rate. Download this PowerPoint presentation to learn one reason why.
Latino Child Poverty Overview
Latinos compose a growing share of all poor children in the U.S. In 2008, there were 13.5 million poor children in the U.S. and 4.8 million (36.2%) were Hispanic. The projection is that this share will continue to grow. ...
Recommendations to Include Latinos in Climate Change Legislation
Latino workers, taxpayers, and families all have a stake in federal climate change legislation. Policymakers should take into account Latino priorities as they debate energy policies that will impact the entire nation's future.
Letter From Civil Rights Organizations to Senator Reid: Stand Up for All of America’s Workers
NCLR, the NAACP, the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, the Center for Community Change, the United States Student Association, and PowerPAC.org sent this letter to Senate Majority Leader Reid and other ...
Capable Workers, Not Enough Work
How is the construction industry faring as the economy begins to add jobs? This short analysis of April 2010 unemployment figures explains.
Now Hiring? Orlando Roundtable Proceedings
The roundtable convened by NCLR in Orlando on September 25, 2012 was a first attempt to engage leaders from a cross-section of the local government, business, and nonprofit sectors in an honest conversation about how to ...