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 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.
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.