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Latino Unemployment

Latino Unemployment Rate Drops, But Not For The Best Reason

VOXXI | Griselda Nevarez | Posted 01.23.2014 | Latino Voices

The latest jobs report shows the Latino unemployment rate continues to drop steadily but still lags behind the national unemployment rate by a big mar...

Despite Job Growth, Latino Unemployment Rose In October

VOXXI | Griselda Nevarez | Posted 11.11.2013 | Latino Voices

Despite the government shutdown that lasted 16 days, the latest employment report released Friday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows a surprising...

Latinos Still Facing Work Related Woes As Economy Recovers, Report Finds

VOXXI | Griselda Nevarez | Posted 08.30.2013 | Latino Voices

A new report by the AFL-CIO depicts how, even after four years since the recession officially ended, Latino workers continue to be disproportionally a...

Good News For The Country, Bad News For Latinos

VOXXI | Griselda Nevarez | Posted 08.05.2013 | Latino Voices

Although the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ latest employment report shows a drop in the national unemployment rate, Latinos didn’t get such good new...

Is a Green Job or Business Right for You?

Dedrick Muhammad | Posted 06.25.2013 | Black Voices
Dedrick Muhammad

Economic recovery is evading our most struggling populations. But as we celebrate Earth Day, now is a fitting time to highlight how the emerging green sector can bridge our communities to economic opportunity.

Latinos Less Likely To Receive Unemployment Benefits

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 12.19.2012 | Latino Voices

Even as rightwing pundits like Ann Coulter and Bill O’Reilly paint the Latino community as over-reliant on government, a new study highlights that H...

Latino and Black Unemployment Decline to Multi-Year Lows

Posted 11.08.2012 | Latino Voices

While Friday's news that the overall unemployment rate dropped to 7.8 percent generated headlines and unfounded conservative allegations that the mont...

Latino Poverty Falls Slighty, Some Adults Climb Out While Millions of Children Remain

The Huffington Post | Janell Ross | Posted 09.21.2012 | Latino Voices

Little in the nation’s annual tabulation of disadvantage released by the Census Bureau last week can be described as encouraging. But, there was one...

Unemployment Rates Highest Amongst Black and Latinos

The Huffington Post | Samreen Hooda | Posted 11.08.2012 | Latino Voices

The latest U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report, shows that black and Latino unemployment remain critically elevated and may present a political cha...

Typical White Family Increases Gigantic Wealth Lead Over Blacks: Census

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 06.22.2012 | Business

It would be nice to think that the election of Barack Obama swept the U.S. into a new, miraculous post-racial era. But at the moment of his historic v...

Mitt Romney Campaign Targets Latino Voters Using Unemployment Figures

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 04.20.2012 | Politics

The Romney campaign released an infographic Friday on poverty and unemployment among Latinos, giving a glimpse into its overall pitch to Hispanic vote...

Immigrants Gained Jobs Faster Than U.S.-Born In States With Tough Anti-Immigration Laws

Posted 04.11.2012 | Latino Voices

Despite being hit particularly hard by the recession, immigrants are experiencing faster job growth than native-born Americans in Alabama, Georgia and...

Elise Foley

Senate Democrats Make Pitch To Latinos On Economy | Elise Foley | Posted 03.07.2012 | Latino Voices

WASHINGTON -- Ahead of the 2012 election, Senate Democrats on Wednesday pushed a reminder of sorts that they see their economic policies as those most...

Latinos Rack Up 60 Percent Of New Jobs In 2011, Report

Posted 02.07.2012 | Latino Voices

While Latinos were particularly hard hit by the recent recession, new evidence indicates that they are benefiting from modest improvements in the nati...

Hispanics Hit Harder In Bad Economy, Pew Reports

Posted 02.01.2012 | Latino Voices

As the debate on immigration widens the gap between Republican and Democratic Latino voters, there seems to be one issue that unites Hispanics -- the ...

Hardest-Hit Groups Among CA's Unemployed

2011-03-16-Screenshot20110316at9.39.25AM.jpeg | Joanna Lin | Posted 10.22.2011 | Los Angeles

This story comes courtesy of California Watch. California's unemployment rate remains the second-highest in the nation - 12 percent in July - but ...