Fall 2014 Latinomics: Poverty, Unbanked, and Unemployment Rates Decline
Cutting across partisan divides, voters across America backed minimum wage increases.
This fall, we saw the Latino unemployment rate hit the lowest level since February 2008, declines in the Latino poverty rate, and victory for 200,000 employees of federal contractors who will now make a minimum wage of $10.10.
While the Latino poverty and unemployment rates still remain disproportionately high and we saw setbacks as the Labor Department delayed implementing the minimum wage for home care workers, NCLR won’t stop fighting for the rights we all deserve.
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