Monthly Latino Employment Report: Elections Expose Anxiety About Wages

U.S. employers added 214,000 jobs in October, dropping by a tenth of a point to 5.8 percent. The Latino unemployment rate also fell to 6.8 percent.

In this month’s Monthly Latino Employment Report, we look at Tuesday’s elections and what message voters sent to Washington about the economy. An election eve poll by Latino Decisions showed that the economy was the biggest concern for Latinos only after immigration. The votes in four states to raise the minimum wage certainly underscored that feeling as well as the anxiety voters have toward the low-wage recovery. Read the full report below.

Employment Report Nov 2014 – Election

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