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State of Hispanic America 2004: Latino Perspectives on the American Agenda
This report outlines specific priorities that together help to inform policymakers, public officials, candidates, and the public about what matters to the Latino community and why. The discussion focuses on the following ...
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 ...
Building Sound Community Linkages: A Key to Serving Latino Youth
This report provides a blueprint for increasing the effectiveness of serving Latino youth in Job Corps centers by developing partnerships with Latino-serving organizations, particularly community-based organizations. It ...
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 ...
State of Hispanic America 1991: An Overview
Narrowing the economic gap between Hispanics and other Americans will require immediate, sustained policy intervention and substantial public investment. Because current programs do not necessarily take into account on ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...