State of the Union: Employment.

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Journal Name
Pathways
Page Count
4
Year Published
2017
Author (Individual)
Hout, Michael.
Author (Organization)
The Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality.
Resource Type
Journal Article
Resource Format
PDF
Jobs and employment are central to the history of discrimination and exclusion in the United States. Even in the 21st century, racial and ethnic disparities persist. This report will show that, in the two recessions of this century, African-American men’s employment rates fell farther and recovered more slowly than did other men’s employment. The effects of job loss linger, too, in the anxiety of people who are working. African-American and Hispanic workers, both male and female, feel less secure in their jobs than do non-Hispanic white men and women. (Author abstract)

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