Latino Unemployment Remains High, Holds Steady at 8.4%

cement masonIt was a less than stellar January for employment. Last month, 113,000 new jobs were added to the workforce, but that is remarkably low given that on average in 2013, 194,000 jobs were added every month.

In our regular Monthly Latino Employment Report, we take a look at how the Latino workforce was buoyed by job gains in construction, hospitality, and other industries where Latinos are overrepresented. However, at 8.4 percent, Latino unemployment is still too high.

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