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Asian Long-Term Unemployment Ticks Up in California

Asian Long-Term Unemployment Ticks Up in California

by Michelle Chen on September 15 2010, 9:30AM

In California, Asian Americans may suffer relatively low rates of unemployment, but a surprising number of them tend to stay stuck in that hole for a long time.

Topics: Economy, On Gender

More States Eye Domestic Worker Rights Bills

More States Eye Domestic Worker Rights Bills

by Naima Ramos-Chapman on July 7 2010, 3:06PM

California’s next up to pass a domestic workers bill of rights.

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Race Drives Jobless Numbers in Worst-Hit Cities

Race Drives Jobless Numbers in Worst-Hit Cities

by Michelle Chen on June 14 2010, 9:29AM

The unemployment rate varies wildly across different regions. But there’s one consistent pattern throughout: to find the people hurting the most, look to the neighborhoods where Black and brown people live. The Economic Policy Institute’s latest breakdown of unemployment looks…

Topics: Economy, Race and Recession

Texas Settlement Could Be Blueprint for Disaster Recovery

by Michelle Chen on June 8 2010, 10:59AM

While the government struggles to confront the mounting catastrophe on the Gulf Coast, a legal settlement in Texas is set to put hundreds of millions in long overdue relief funds into the hands of disaster victims. Since the 2008 hurricane…

Topics: Environment

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