Monday, September 16, 2019

Bureau of Labor Statistics Release Data that Shows Significant Drop in Latino Unemployment Rate

As the nation’s overall unemployment rate continues to fall, recent data released by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics suggests that the Latino unemployment rate is also declining significantly. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Latino unemployment rate dropped to 6.9%, a rate that has not been that low since […]

Labor Leaders Honor Contributions of Latino Workforce and Look to the Future

Labor leaders and Latino officials used the Labor Day holiday as an opportunity to reflect upon the progress and future of the Latino workforce in the United States. U.S. Secretary of Labor, Thomas E. Perez, placed a particularly strong emphasis in his Labor Day statements and op-eds on recognizing the contributions of Latino workers who […]

AT&T Receives High Rating for Inclusion of Hispanics

The leading Hispanic advocacy group HACR has recognized AT&T’s inclusion of Hispanics in the workforce, supply chain, community and governance. AT&T has received the highest rating for all telecommunication firms on the 2011 Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility’s Corporate Inclusion Index (HACR CII).  AT&T was one of only two companies to achieve a 95 rating, […]

Latinos Key Contributors to Chicago’s Economy

A new report found that Chicago’s local Latino population is a vital contributor to the local economy. The report, “The State of Latino Chicago 201: The New Equation”, by the University of Notre Dame’s Institute for Latino Studies concluded that Latinos contribute almost $1.2 billion more in tax revenues than they cost in the delivery […]