Friday, September 4th, 2015

August unemployment report shows small change for Latinos

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco The Bureau of Labor Statistics this morning released its employment report for the month August. The total nonfarm payroll employment for the nation increased by 173,000 jobs, which was less than expected by economists. The unemployment rate, though, edged down to 5.1 percent, and that was received as somewhat good news,

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

U.S. Economy Adds 223,000 Jobs; Unemployment at 5.3%

*The unemployment numbers are out a few days earlier than usual this month due to the Fourth of July holiday. , the May number was 6.7. . There were 1.3 million Latinos who remain on the labor...

Friday, December 5th, 2014

Latino unemployment stays under 7 percent for third month in a row

*Good news on the jobs front. Latino unemployment dropped from 6.8% to 6.6%. It’s still not as good as the overall unemployment rate.  At least it’s moving in the right direction. We’ll be able to parse that...

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

The US economy just hung up a giant “help wanted” sign

*Good news, kinda. All the indicators are up, except the hiring part. There are several theories as to why, meanwhile Latino employment remains low. VL By Matt Phillips, Quartz American companies want workers—they just aren’t actually hiring them yet....

Monday, March 3rd, 2014

Losing your job and taxes

SPONSORED CONTENT By Alan Kalman, AARP A significant number of individuals have lost their job over the last few years. Some of you will lose your jobs over the next few years. Previously in Part I of...

Friday, January 10th, 2014

Latino unemployment rate drops to 8.3 percent

By Griselda Nevarez, Voxxi The latest jobs report shows the Latino unemployment rate continues to drop steadily but still lags behind the national unemployment rate by a big margin. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report released Friday shows the...

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

9 Things You Should Know About Job Loss and Your Taxes

SPONSORED CONTENT By Alan Kalman Job loss can affect your tax situation in many ways. Here are some things to keep in mind. Your employer may provide you with severance pay or accrued vacation pay or accrued...

Friday, December 6th, 2013

Latino Unemployment Rate Falls Below 9 Percent For First Time In 5 Years

By Fox News Latino The nation’s Latino unemployment rate fell in November to 8.7 percent marking a five-year low since 2008, which is also the last time the Hispanic unemployment rate hit below 9 percent. A fourth...

Monday, September 9th, 2013

U.S. Hispanic Unemployment Improved in August

By Hispanic Business Unemployment numbers for U.S. Hispanics saw a year-over-year improvement in August and held steady month to month, according to figures released Friday by the Labor Department. The number of unemployed Americans was little changed...

Friday, September 6th, 2013

Economy added 169k jobs in August as the recovery grinds along

By Ylan Q. Mui, Washington Post The U.S. economy added a disappointing 169,000 jobs last month, according to government data released Friday, a grinding pace that could alter the Federal Reserve’s plans to pull back on its stimulus...

Monday, August 26th, 2013

One In Five Hispanic And Black Workers Are Underemployed

By Bryce covert, Think Progress About one in five black and Hispanic workers, or 18.9 percent of Hispanic workers and 22.4 percent of black workers, are underemployed, meaning that they are either jobless and actively looking for work,...

Monday, June 10th, 2013

Latino Jobless Rate Up in May, Down Since 2012

By Hispanic Business As with the population at large, the unemployment rate for Hispanics continues to drop as the U.S. economy keeps trudging its way out of the gloom of the Great Recession, despite a slight uptick in May....

Monday, May 6th, 2013

Latino Jobless Rate Hits 4 Year Low, But Not All Good News

By Griselda Nevarez, Voxxi The U.S. employment report released Friday shows the Latino unemployment rate in April dropped to 9.0 percent, down from 9.2 in March. The latest unemployment rate for Latinos is the lowest it has been...

Monday, April 8th, 2013

Latino Jobless Rate Continues to Drop

By B.D. Campbell, Latinos continue to make gains in the jobs market, with a seasonally adjusted unemployment rate that dropped in March to 9.2 percent, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. The Latino unemployment rate was 9.6 percent...

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