03 Aug '12, 2pm

Vets’ unemployment rate improves again in July

http://www.militarytimes.com/news/2012/08/military-veterans-employment-july-080312w/ Vets’ unemployment rate improves again in July By Patricia Kime - Staff writer Posted : Friday Aug 3, 2012 10:19:09 EDT The job outlook for Iraq and Afghanistan veterans continues to brighten as the unemployment rate for the group fell for the sixth month in a row. The unemployment rate for veterans who entered service after Sept. 11, 2001, fell to 8.9 percent in July, down from 9.5 percent the previous month and from 12.4 percent in July 2011, according to the latest monthly employment report released Friday by the Labor Department’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. Veterans of all generations also saw a sharp drop in their unemployment rate: the overall veterans jobless rate was 6.9 percent, down from 7.4 percent in June and 8.6 percent a year ago. The national unemployment rate remained almo...

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