Construction Fatality Rates On the Rise for Latinos

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In January, 257,000 jobs were added to the nation’s employment rolls, says the U.S. Department of Labor in its monthly jobs report. That puts the country’s national unemployment rate at 5.7 percent. Latino unemployment was reported at 6.7 percent.

In our February Monthly Latino Employment Report, we also take a look at the high number of construction jobs Latinos are taking and the cause for concern over workplace safety.

Read the full report below.

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