Hispanic Unemployment Rate Hits Record High

Monday, December 06, 2010
(photo-: ditor B, Flickr.com)
The most recent employment figures released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) were discouraging, with the overall unemployment rate rising to 9.8%, the worst in seven months. However, November was particularly bad for Hispanic workers. For whom the unemployment rate rose to 13.2%, the highest recorded since the BLS began keeping such statistics in January 2000.
-David Wallechinsky..
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