For too many Latinos in the United States, being a good worker and a good family caregiver are mutually exclusive. Across the country, Latino workers are the least likely of any racial or ethnic group to have access to paid sick days, paid parental leave, paid vacation, or any form of workplace flexibility. Latino workers are also more likely to be employed in low-wage or part-time jobs, where the line between just getting by and destitution can rest on a single day’s pay.
The above excerpt was originally published in NBC Latino.
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