Hispanic Unemployment Highest in 30 Years
By Fox News Latino | 12/04/2010 - 12:51

There are more out-of-work Hispanics today than in nearly 30 years.

The unemployment rate edged up to 13.2 percent in November -- the highest rate since 1983 when it was 14.3 percent, according to the Department of Labor.

The increase, up from 12.6 percent last month, is latest blow for Hispanics in the so-called Great Recession, numbers show.

The slight jump is reflective of the overall rise in unemployment, which increased to 9.8 percent from 9.6 percent, the agency announced Friday.


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