In Texas, for example, total workers’ compensation claims rose 34% in 2020 from 2019, Business Insurance reported June 3. The article noted the Texas Dept. of Workers Compensation released a report citing an increase in COVID-19 claims. This halted a 20-year decline in WC claims, at least temporarily.
America’s Hispanic population is primarily bilingual and has a combined purchasing power of $1.7 trillion. According to Harvard University’s Instituto Cervantes survey, Spanish is the most-spoken non-English language in the United States. About 61 million U.S. residents identify as Hispanic.