AGAIN: Univision HIDES Huge Improvement In Hispanic Jobs Numbers

MRC Latino | September 9, 2020
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VANESSA HAUC: Millions of workers are still unemployed, but some are slowly returning to their jobs. According to new data announced today, in August, almost 1.1 million new jobs were created. In this one, the unemployment rate decreased to 8.4%, almost two percentage points below the July report. Among Latinos, unemployment also went down to 10.5%, more than two percentage points less than last month. The new jobs include temporary Census 2020 workers, new jobs in retail commerce, the hotel and entertainment industries, education and health services.

ILIA CALDERÓN: The United States economy added 1.400.000 jobs, the Department of Labor (and Human Resources) informed today. This caused the national unemployment rate to drop to under 10% for the first time since March, for a rate of 8.4%. Among Hispanics, it's higher, 10.5%. The country is registering a deficit of 11 million jobs compared to the period before the pandemic.