On This Latina Equal Pay Day, Let’s Remember That Hispanic Women Must Work 306 Extra Days a Year to Reach Pay Parity with White Men

Gender Pay Gap | UnidosUS BlogAttention around the gender pay gap—by which the average full-time female worker earns only 80 cents for every dollar earned by a male—has rightfully increased over the last few years.

But there is less awareness about the gender wage gap by race.

Women in general earn 80 cents for every dollar a man earns. This represents nearly $10,500 in lower annual earnings, or around $875 a month. That’s enough to pay a month’s rent in some areas of the country.

But the gender pay gap by race shows how women of color must work even harder to make the same amount as white, non-Hispanic men. Continue reading

Latino Millennials’ Attitudes Toward the Job Market

New job numbers are out which also means the latest Monthly Latino Employment Report is also out. Last month, Latino unemployment fell to 7.5 percent. While there was lower-than-average employment growth overall this August compared to last, there were better outcomes for Latino workers.

This month’s report also takes a closer look at the challenges Millennials of color are facing as they enter the job market.

Read more in the report below: