The national unemployment rose slightly to 6.2 percent last month, while the Latino unemployment rate stayed somewhat higher at 7.8 percent, according to our latest Latino Monthly Employment Report. Overall, U.S. employment increased by 209,00 workers.
In this month’s report, we also delve into the recent NCLR/Latino Decisions poll on Latino attitudes toward the economy. A key takeaway from the poll: although the economy is improving, Latinos say they are still waiting for their recovery to take shape. Read more in the full report: