Government jobs deficit hurts minorities and women

Mar 2, 2016
Private-sector employment has rebounded above pre-recession levels, but government is still 300,000 jobs in the hole.
People lining up for a job fair in Miami in 2015. 
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Postal Service layoffs will hit minorities

Feb 24, 2012
Working at the post office has long been a way for African-Americans and others to rise up to the middle class. But at least 35,000 USPS jobs will soon be lost.

Unemployment rate higher in minority communities

Jan 16, 2012
Dig deeper into the unemployment numbers and you'll find some groups are not seeing improvement in their work lives.