Monthly Latino Employment Report:  The Price of Luxury

Catherine Singley, (August 5, 2011)

Issue: Economy and Workforce, Economy and Employment, Wages and Income, Occupational Safety & Health
Publication Type: Fact Sheet

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Latinos represent a significant share of workers in the hotel and accommodation industry.  This industry has posted mainly positive employment growth over the past six months.  However, low wage and high injury rates for hotel workers raise questions about the quality of the jobs in this growth area.