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All Federal agencies, including the National Institutes of Health, must take a proactive stance in addressing Hispanic underrepresentation in the Federal government. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Hispanic Americans number over 38.8 million, over 13.5 percent of the population, and have become the Nation’s largest minority group. Furthermore, the Census Bureau reports that by the year 2050, or sooner, one in four Americans will be of Hispanic descent. This significant increase in the Hispanic population has given rise to a large influx of minorities into America’s workforce. The NIH must be prepared to effectively manage the recruitment, selection, hiring, retention, and development of Hispanics in its workforce. According to OPM, Hispanics are the most severely underrepresented minority group in the Federal government. Hispanics comprise 6.7 percent of the total Federal workforce compared with 11.9 percent of the civilian labor force (CLF), and 3.0 percent of Senior Executive Service (SES) employees. Hispanics represent 3.3 percent of the Department of Health and Human Services’ workforce.