Post-hurricane rebuilding will be done by undocumented workers — and they need protection

Post-hurricane rebuilding will be done by undocumented workers — and they need protection

Victor Landa October 13, 2017

In Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, mammoth hurricanes have left behind a colossal amount of work. The cleanup and reconstruction efforts are going to take years. That […]

Job Growth for Hispanics Is Outpacing Other Groups

NewsTaco March 10, 2015

*Can’t deny that this is good news for Latinos, who were among the hardest hit by the Great Recession. Where does this leave issues like minimum wage, job safety laws, […]

Thousands to gather in National Mall for massive immigration rally, march

Mary Mata October 8, 2013

By Sandra Lilley, NBCLatino There might be a shutdown in Washington, but it is not stopping a massive rally in the nation’s capital to ask Congress to pass immigration reform. […]

Maryland Trash Workers Strike Over ‘Immigration Enforcement Threats’

Mary Mata September 11, 2013

By NBC Washington Montgomery County sanitation workers will continue talks with their employer Tuesday after they walked off the job, claiming Latino employees were unfairly singled out after asking for […]

Labor Branches Out at Netroots Nation 2013

Mary Mata June 24, 2013

It was common to have pro-union voices at the different sessions and even during the activities. During a taco truck lunch event, several elected officials took to the microphone and […]

Mexican American Chamber Of Commerce: ‘Mexicans Work Better’

Mary Mata July 11, 2012

By Maria Purísima, Pocho Ñews Service (PNS reporting from WASHINGTON, D.C.) The Mexican-American Chamber of Commerce and the U.S. Labor Department are launching a campaign to promote Hispanic workers. The Mexicans Work Better campaign encourages […]

Latinos Are Optimistic, Despite Tough Economic Times

Mary Mata March 21, 2012

Despite being hard hit by the recent recession, a recent poll reported that 65 percent of Latinos believe the next generation will be better off than they are. When it […]