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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