Saturday, August 3, 2013

Vets fairing better than general population in employment arena

Injuries incurred by service members are cover...
Injuries incurred by service members are covered by the Veteran Administration. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Colleagues and Fellow Veterans,

As with every first Friday of the month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics has released its unemployment data.  Attached is our 'cheat sheet' that provides most of the data at a glance on one page.

National:  7.4% (down .2%)
All Vets:  6.4% (up .1%)
Post- 9/11: 7.7% (up .5%)

Curtis L. Coy
Deputy Under Secretary for Economic Opportunity
Veterans Benefits Administration
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Washington, DC 20420

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