06 Apr '12, 1pm

Young vets’ joblessness hits 10.3 percent

http://www.armytimes.com/news/2012/04/military-young-vets-joblessness-hits-10-percent-040612/ Young vets’ joblessness hits 10.3 percent By Rick Maze - Staff writer Posted : Friday Apr 6, 2012 9:20:27 EDT The Labor Department reported Friday that the unemployment rate for Iraq- and Afghanistan-era veterans was 10.3 percent in March. That was slightly better than in March 2011 but higher than the current overall 8.2 percent national jobless rate. For veterans of all generations, the March unemployment rate was 7.5 percent, according to the monthly employment situation report prepared by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Related reading Vets’ jobless rate takes big drop in February (March 9) Men separated from the service since September 2001 had a slightly lower jobless rate than female veterans of the same generation. The March report appears to show that an unexplained drop ...

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