Numbers show Latinas disproportionally impacted by unequal pay.
A recent report released by the Labor Council for Latin American Advancement underscores the need for CIR to protect one of the most at risk segments in our labor market.
More than a dozen low-level hotel workers in Indianapolis have filed a class-action lawsuit against ten of the city's hotels and a labor staffing agency, claiming they were routinely cheated out of pay with the knowledge of hotel management.
A new study by the Retail Action Project has data that shows a dramatic gender gap in wages in the retail industry — one in which black and Latina women are hit the hardest.
Better educational opportunities, more job skills critical to younger generation doing better than parents.
When it comes to the low-skilled labor market, it's been immigrant and minority workers who have served as the backbone in those industries. Yet, there was a time when a low-wage job was considered to be a stepping stone to better paying jobs on the way to achieving the proverbial American Dream.
In the United States labor market, millions of workers, many of whom are Latino, are working hard for low wages -- holding down jobs that offer no benefits, no safety from workplace injury and no chance of upward mobility into good-quality jobs. In an effort to illustrate the impact of poor job quality, the NCLR is releasing a collection of stories told by Latinos working in low-wage industries throughout metropolitan Washington, DC.