Latino Jobs Report Job Growth Continues in May

Fact Sheet

The U.S. Department of Labor reported that U.S. employers added 280,000 jobs in May 2015, an increase of 57,000 jobs (20%) from the previous month. The national unemployment rate, at 5.5%, changed little. Employment gains of 57,000 in leisure and hospitality likely boosted Latino employment. Continued growth in leisure and hospitality jobs is likely as vacation season approaches.


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