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Monthly Latino Employment Report: Latino Families Experiencing Slower Economic Recovery
Latino Families Experiencing Slower Economic Recovery Toplines from NCLR and Latino Decisions poll on Latinos and the Economy In the wake of the damaging recession, Latino workers and entrepreneurs are helping to fuel ...
Monthly Latino Employment Report: The Impact of Budget Cuts on Workforce Training
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 ...
Monthly Latino Employment Report: Latino Labor Force Growth
The year 2050 is widely projected to be a turning point after which the United States will have no single racial or ethnic majority. By that time, the Latino share of the American workforce will have nearly doubled from ...
Monthly Latino Employment Report: A Review and a Preview
Despite a relatively stagnant year for the American labor market, Latinos are well represented in some of the industries that experienced job growth in 2012. Retail, hospitality, and transportation are a few examples. ...
Monthly Latino Employment Report: Latino Workers Contribute to Florida’s Economy
The presence of Latinos in Florida is not a recent phenomenon. The 2010 Census national data demonstrate that Florida ranks among the top ten states with the largest proportions of Latinos between 2000 and 2010. Although ...
Monthly Latino Employment Report: The Federal Minimum Wage
Given recent momentum and local victories around the minimum wage, this month's Monthly Latino Employment Report revisits the need to raise the federal minimum wage. Latinos would benefit disproportionately from an increase ...
Monthly Latino Employment Report: Current and Aspiring Young Hispanic Workers
Latinos are among the fastest-growing minority groups and a population characterized by its youthfulness making them an increasingly important segment of the U.S. economy. Yet unemployment among young workers ages 16 to ...
Monthly Latino Employment Report: Underemployment: The Real Jobs Crisis
Although the national unemployment rate held steady at 8% at the end of 2012, it masked the full picture of the nation's jobs crisis. Millions of Americans continue to be underemployed, a term used to describe people who ...
Monthly Latino Employment Report: Efforts to Improve the Minimum Wage Blocked
Earlier this week, the U.S. Senate blocked the \Minimum Wage Fairness Act\ (S. 2223), a bill that would raise the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 by 2016 and has bipartisan support among the majority of Americans. ...
Monthly Latino Employment Report: Celebrating the Latino Workforce
In honor of Labor Day, this month's report highlights the best of the Monthly Latino Employment Report series and voices of individuals from the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) network who shared their stories with us.