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Tuesday, May 09, 2006

Hispanics key to recent job growth

Hispanic jobs accounted for more than 42 percent of jobs created since April 2005, according to data from the U.S. Department of Labor and reported in Hispanc Business Magazine.

According to the article:

"On an annual basis, employment of Hispanics has increased by 1,063,000 jobs, bringing the Hispanic unemployment rate down from 6.4 percent in April 2005 to the current 5.4 percent. Overall, the U.S. economy has added 2,492,000 jobs since April 2005. Hispanics have filled 42.7 percent of those positions, despite being only 13.6 percent of the total U.S. labor force."

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