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Labor Department's jobs reports omit most economically stressed demographic – Native Americans

The Stars and Stripes and tha Navajo Nation flags flying above the entrance to the Navajo National Monument in Arizona.
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The Stars and Stripes and tha Navajo Nation flags flying above the entrance to the Navajo National Monument in Arizona.

A new Brookings Institution analysis helps fill the data gap, finding that nearly 40% of Native Americans saw cuts in work hours or pay over the last year – higher than all other racial or ethnic groups.

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Robyn Vincent