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Latino Unemployment Down Slightly at 9.2%

For March, the Latino unemployment rate dipped slightly to 9.2% from 9.6% in February. The nation's overall unemployment rate is 7.6% with only 88,000...

Puerto Rico’s Economy March Madness

Earlier this month, Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla was forced to scale back some of his loftier campaign promises when he proposed austerity cuts to...

Latino Unemployment Remains at 10%

Despite the dip in unemployment for November, Latino workers continue to struggle in the current economy. In November, the economy added 146,000 jobs and...

What GDP Will Mean for the Next Jobs Report

Graduating students have six months before starting loan repayment plans. Hopefully, they'll find a job - yeah, right.

Obama, Clinton Make Bid on Better Buildings to Build Jobs

In the wake of the November Jobs Situation Report, the Obama Administration announces the continuation of its "We Can't Wait" campaign designed to put more...

Black Unemployment on the Rise as More People Enter the Job...

Unlike their white counterparts who saw their unemployment rate decrease to 8.0% in August from 8.1% in July, African Americans saw their unemployment rate increase to 16.7% in August from 15.9% in July.

Unemployment Rate Falls, African Americans Leave Labor Force

The U.S. Department of Labor reported that 11,541,000 African Americans between the ages of 16 and 64 were not in the labor force in the month of July. This is up from 11,360,000 African Americans reported as not being in the labor force in the month of June.

African Americans See Slight Employment Gains in Slow-Growth Economy

The U.S. Department of Labor reported that the unemployment rate for African Americans fell slightly to 15.3% in February 2011 from 15.7% in January 2011.

What Happened to Organized Labor?

As unemployment continues its rise into the new season and stories abound of more layoffs, questions are mounting about the fate of organized labor in this electoral cycle.