ERIC Number: ED234102
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Jan
Reference Count: 0
Hispanics and Employment. ERIC/CUE Fact Sheet Number 15.
Employment statistics of Mexican-American, Cuban-American, and Puerto Rican men and women are compared with each other and with blacks and whites. Facts and figures are provided for geographic distribution, labor force participation (employed or seeking a job), type of occupation (blue-collar or white-collar), and income. Barriers to employment which are discussed include lack of English fluency, low level of education, and discrimination. Finally, the recommendations of the National Commission on Employment Policy for improving the employment situation of Hispanic-Americans are described. (DC)
Descriptors: Cubans, Educationally Disadvantaged, Employment Level, Employment Problems, Employment Statistics, Ethnic Discrimination, Ethnic Distribution, Females, Hispanic Americans, Income, Language Proficiency, Literature Reviews, Males, Mexican Americans, Puerto Ricans
ERIC Clearinghouse on Urban Education, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027 (free).
Publication Type: ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Urban Education, New York, NY.
Identifiers: Fact Sheets; PF Project
Note: Information for this Fact Sheet was drawn from the paper, "Hispanics and Jobs: Barriers to Progress" (ED 223 751).