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US May 2016 Jobs Report Reveals Latino Unemployment Rate Falls But More Aren't Working

The unemployment rate among U.S. Latinos dropped in May, but the number of Latinos not working increased.
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US Jobs Report: Latino Unemployment Rate Slips, but Millions Remain Jobless in February

The U.S. Latino unemployment rate dropped during February as labor force participation increased.
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US Lawmakers Demand Labor Investigation of Mexico's Third Largest Retailer

A diverse range of Latino and non-Latino congressional lawmakers have called on U.S. Department of Labor Secretary Thomas Perez to investigate inappropriate labor practices by a Mexican grocery company.
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13 Million Latinos Not in Labor Force: October Jobs Report

The U.S. Latino unemployment rate dropped based on October's jobs report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).
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Obama Administration Pushes Free Community College Plan, $175M For Apprenticeship Grants

Coinciding with the start of the academic year, the Obama administration is promoting free community college and awarding millions of dollars in apprenticeship grants.
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Undocumented Immigrants' Labor Complements US Economy, Workforce

Latinos account for most of the foreign-born labor force in 2014, and the participation of undocumented immigrants do not affect the labor participation of U.S.-born citizens.
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Latino Unemployment Rate Slips, But Fewer Engaged in Labor Force

As the overall U.S. unemployment rate fell, the Latino unemployment rate also dropped but fewer Latinos are participating in the labor force.
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Latino Unemployment Rate Slips to 6.6 Percent in June But Millions Not Job Searching

The U.S. and Latino unemployment rate slipped based on May's jobs data. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), an agency within the U.S. Department of Labor, announced the overall unemployment rate decreased to 5.3 percent as 223,000 jobs were added.
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Labor Secretary Thomas Perez Talks U.S. Job Troubles, Praises Loretta Lynch AG Confirmation

U.S. Department of Labor Secretary Thomas Perez praised the Senate’s confirmation vote of Loretta Lynch and addressed the country’s labor issues ranging from wages, Obamacare and unions.
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U.S. Latino Jobless Rate Rises in March, More Latinas Unemployed Than Latino Males

While the overall U.S. unemployment went unchanged in March, last month did see an unemployment rate increase for the U.S. Latino community, according to the latest federal statistics.
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US Latinos' Job Rate Growing Faster Than Other Minorities; Unemployment Rate Down From 2014

The U.S. Latino unemployment rate has reportedly decreased to its pre-Great Recession levels and has improved at a faster rate compared to other minority populations.
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US Unemployment Rate 2015: Latino Unemployment Rate Surpasses National US Average

While the overall U.S. unemployment rate grew during January, the Latino unemployment also saw minor growth.
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Latino Unemployment Rate Slips, But Increases Among Teen Workers in New Figures

The last month of 2014 helped result a decline of the overall U.S unemployment and the country’s Latino unemployment rates.
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Immigration Reform Economy Benefits: Comprehensive Reform Is 'Economic Imperative' for US, Says Labor Secretary Thomas Perez

U.S. Department of Labor Secretary Thomas Perez identified immigration as one step to "shared prosperity" for the U.S. economy.
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Latino Unemployment Rate in September 2014: Jobless Rate Falls to Lowest Point Since May 2008

While the overall U.S. unemployment rate dropped to its lowest levels in six years, the Latino unemployment rate also fell to a new low.
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US Latino Unemployment Rate: 1.9 Million Latinos Unemployed But Millions More Not in Labor Force

The U.S. Latino unemployment rate has declined based on the Bureau of Labor Statistics' August report, but the number of people employed and not in the labor force depict a different picture.
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