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A push to boost Hispanic representation in federal workforce

A push to boost Hispanic representation in federal workforce

Latinos have for years made up one of the largest and fastest-growing groups in the country.

They have also long been one of the most underrepresented minority groups in the federal workplace.

Now a new effort is underway — at the highest level of federal hiring — to address that disparity.

"There is tremendous growth, as you know, in the Latino community, and we see more and more young people graduating from university, and I really want to tap into those numbers," said Katherine Archuleta, the director of the federal Office of Personnel Management.

"As we take a look at the people we serve — the communities we serve — the...

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