Labor Department Report: Latinos Filled 60 Percent Of All New Jobs In 2011
Labor Department Report: Latino Unemployment Rate Dips to 9.9 Percent
By Sugey Palomares | 10/09/2012 - 16:00

After months of unemployment rates hitting record highs, it seems like the tides aren't changing fast enough for many Latinos.

According to the latest employment report by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate for Latinos slightly decreased to 9.9 percent in September, compared to 10.2 percent in August.


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Labor Department Report: Latinos Filled 60 Percent Of All New Jobs In 2011
Labor Department Report: Latinos Filled 60 Percent Of All New Jobs In 2011
By Jill Pankow | 02/07/2012 - 11:41

After a long stretch of financial hardship for many Latinos, it seems the tides may finally be turning. As the nation’s economy begins to add jobs, those positions are quickly being filled, and mostly by Latinos! Sixty percent of new jobs, most of which are in the areas of hotels, food services, healthcare and manufacturing, went to the Latino population according to the Huffington Post.


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Top 15 U.S. Cities for Young Latinos to Live In
Top 15 U.S. Cities for Young Latinos to Live In
By Amaris Castillo | 08/19/2011 - 12:28

Are you young?  And Latino?  Mun2 has an idea of where you should move to – if you don’t already live there.  The cable network has released a list of top 15 U.S.


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How to Recession-Proof Your Job
By Kenrya Rankin Naasel | 05/11/2010 - 17:00

We've all seen the headlines; times are still tough. Many are on edge about having lost their jobs, and if you still have yours, you're probably fearful of joining the ranks of the unemployed. (Check out Latina.com's new Job Search section to find the perfect gig!) Believe it or not, now is the time to strategize. "We're in a recession, and if you don’t step up, you could be fired.


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Protests Rock San Juan, Puerto Rico
By Mariela Rosario | 10/16/2009 - 14:16

Thousands of protesters took to the streets of San Juan, the capital city of Puerto Rico, to demonstrate against massive layoffs demanded by Republican Governor Luis Fortuño.


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