Veteran unemployment falls, while non-Veteran unemployment rises


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The May 2014 unemployment data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that Veterans are, as a whole, doing slightly better than non-Veterans. Gulf War II Veteran unemployment rates fell 1.5% and are doing better than the national non-Veteran average for the first time since June 2013. Gulf War II Women unemployment rates have fallen, but are still 1.6% worse than non-Veteran women.

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May 2013 – May 2014 Veteran Unemployment Rate

Analyze the data yourself at http://www.blogs.va.gov/VAntage/resources/unemployment/

Author

Tim Hudak