Saturday, April 20, 2024

Latino Youths Outpace Their Peers In Employment Gains Following Recession

  The Latino youth in America has made a significantly better comeback following the economic downturn and the Great Recession, making the biggest gains in unemployment than their peers in other demographic groups. That is according to a new study by the Pew Research Center. Jens Manuel Krogstad, one of the authors of the Pew […]

Latinos First to Reach Pre-Recession Employment Levels

Despite making up only a seventh of the entire U.S. population, Latinos took 60% of the 2.3 million jobs added in 2011. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics household survey, the Latino labor force has grown by 2.4 million since January of 2008. As previously reported on La Plaza, the Latino community is still […]