The next meeting of the advisory committee is scheduled for May 4, according to an announcement from the Office of Personnel Management. The purpose of the body, the Federal Register says, is to “advise the Director of the Office of Personnel Management on matters involving the recruitment, hiring, and advancement of Hispanics in the Federal workforce.”
Census data indicate that the Latino population will grow from about 16 percent today to about 28 percent by 2050.
The Federal Diary has reported, as it did last month, that Latinos — who in 2010 made up 7.9 percent of federal employees and 3.67 of those in senior pay level positions — are “underrepresented” in the workforce. READ MORE