October 13 – Hispanic women are growing as drivers of economic productivity, according to the Department of Labor. This trend is assumed to continue over the next ten years. As of 2016, there were 11.4 million Hispanic women in the civilian labor force, making up 7.2 percent of the total labor force. For the full list of data, click the link above.
October – Throughout the month of October, the Department of Labor is recognizing National Disability Employment Awareness Month. Inclusion drives innovation. Curb cuts, automatic doors, and voice-recognition software is commonly seen today, but did you know all of it was started from designing and innovation for people with disabilities? 500,000 Americans with disabilities are looking for a job right now. Consider their importance in the workforce and how they can benefit your company.