By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/06/2013 - 14:20
On August 2, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the United States' had added 162,000 jobs in July, bringing the unemployment rate down from 7.6 percent to 7.4 percent.
Unfortunately, this decline does not seem to apply to the Latino population.
By Laura Elizabeth Hernandez | 09/10/2012 - 19:00
Times are tough. According to the Huffington Post, unemployment numbers are still on the rise. In other words? Americans are still struggling to find work (not a surprise for anyone who has watched the news, talked to friends and family or, well, had contact with the outside world).
By Sugey Palomares | 06/05/2012 - 14:54
The Bureau of Labor and Statistics has released a new jobs report, which showcases that Latino unemployment rates increased from 10.3% to 11% in April. The economic recession has also hit the African American community, which has an unemployment rate of 13%. The numbers reflect how deeply Latino workers have been affected by the job market with unemployment rates that are three points higher than the national average of 8.2%.
By Amaris Castillo | 07/19/2011 - 14:15
The United States Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis spoke to Univision recently about the state of unemployment among Latinos in the country. In an exclusive interview with the network’s Satcha Pretto, Solis spoke about why the rate of unemployment (10 percent) among U.S. Latinos is higher than the nation’s rate, which is 9.2 percent.
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.