Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Latino Unemployment Rate Still Problematic Despite National Drop

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released a report with data that suggests that the unemployment rate went down to 7.7% from its January report of 7.9%, the lowest it has been since December 2008. The recent report indicates that these numbers are a sign that the U.S. economy may be recovering from its recession. […]

Latino Unemployment Remains High Despite Positive January Jobs Report

Despite the U.S. economy’s addition of 243,000 jobs in January, the Latino community is still struggling with an unemployment rate of 10.5%. According to the U.S. Labor Department’s January report, the country is experiencing its strongest job growth since April of 2010, while minority groups bear the burden with above-average unemployment rates. “This is an […]