Monday, March 10, 2014

Unemployment up last month, especially for vets, according to Bureau of Labor Stats

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Colleagues and Fellow Veterans,

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released their employment statistics on Friday.  Attached is our ‘cheat sheet’ for your use and information.  Bottom line; National unemployment went up slightly from 6.6% to 6.7%; Veteran unemployment went from 5.6% to 6.3%.  


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

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