Asian Americans Are Slowest To Bounce Back After Job Loss

An interesting story in the Los Angeles Times reveals that while Asian Americans typically have the lowest unemployment rate in the U.S., once they lose their jobs, they have an especially hard time reentering the labor force.

One reason for their hurdles:

Asians often work for other Asians. During tough times, laid-off workers often aren’t sure where to turn. Language barriers and cultural differences can prevent some from understanding how to apply for jobs with employers outside their communities.

Have you seen this to be true? Please share your thoughts.

Photo from the Los Angeles Times