Founded in 1975, TAMACC is a nonprofit 501 (c) (6) organization created to promote business leadership, create economic opportunities and provide legislative advocacy for the Hispanic business community in Texas.
TAMACC Questions Higher Rate of Workplace Mortality for Hispanics
Even before COVID-19 made workplace safety a real issue for many Americans, Latino workers have had a higher chance of being injured and dying on the job for years. Based on 2019 numbers, the most recent available data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor statistics, the job fatality rate for Latino workers is at almost 4 per 100,000 workers, compared to 3.5 for all workers.
The Latino Business Report makes its mark with mixed topics
Ranked in top 20 podcasts to keep an eye on in 2021
Anyone who thinks a podcast about business issues is all spreadsheets and risk management has never heard the Latino Business Report. Brought to us by the Texas Association of Mexican American Chambers of Commerce (TAMACC) and hosted by the organization’s executive vice chair, veteran Hispanic business and marketing guru J.R. Gonzales, the show’s topics have run the gamut by Feedspot, a national RSS feed reader.
COVID-19 in Hispanic and Minority Communities
Due to the high and disproportionate infections and mortality rate of COVID-19 among Hispanics, African Americans and other minorities, TAMACC hosted a webinar with Dr. Anthony Fauci to address these concerns. The webinar exceeded capacity. Over 1,000 Hispanic business owners, community leaders and elected officials from across Texas and from around the county registered to watch the webinar. Fauci’s presentation was informative and succinct.