The unemployment rate for Hispanic and Latino-Americans hit the lowest level in recorded history this December; dropping to just 4.4% as the US economy added over 300,000 private payroll jobs towards the end of 2018.
“The national seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate for Hispanics and Latinos in the U.S. labor force hit its lowest level on record in December of 2018, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data released Friday show,” writes CNS News.
“In December, the unemployment rate for Hispanics and Latinos, aged 16 and up, was 4.4%, down from 4.5% in November – tying its record low of 4.4% set in October of this year,” adds the article.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking the Hispanic unemployment rate in 1973.
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