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Veterans unemployment up in November as national jobless rate falls

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Veterans unemployment rose in November even as the national jobless rate declined, according to data released Friday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The unemployment rate among all veterans rose to 6.3 percent last month, up from 5.5 percent in October. That figure translates into about 552,000 veterans looking for employment last month, out of […]

Veterans unemployment up in November as national jobless rate falls

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Veterans unemployment rose in November even as the national jobless rate declined, according to data released Friday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The unemployment rate among all veterans rose to 6.3 percent last month, up from 5.5 percent in October. That figure translates into about 552,000 veterans looking for employment last month, out of […]

Veterans unemployment flat for September as national rate declines

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Veterans unemployment remained largely unchanged in September even as the national jobless rate dropped from the previous month, according to data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday. The overall veterans unemployment rate remained at 6.4 percent in September, the same level reported by the agency in August. The rate for veterans from […]

Veterans unemployment down again in August, but still well above pre-pandemic levels

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Veterans unemployment fell for the fourth consecutive month in August but is still nearly double what it was one year ago, according to the latest statistics from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The jobless rate for all veterans last month was 6.4 percent, down from 7.9 percent in July. The figure translates into about 560,000 […]

Veterans unemployment down again in August, but still well above pre-pandemic levels

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Veterans unemployment fell for the fourth consecutive month in August but is still nearly double what it was one year ago, according to the latest statistics from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The jobless rate for all veterans last month was 6.4 percent, down from 7.9 percent in July. The figure translates into about 560,000 […]

Veterans unemployment down for third month in a row, but still double pre-pandemic levels

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The veterans unemployment rate fell for a third month in a row in July but still sits nearly double the level recorded before the pandemic started. On Friday, officials from the Bureau of Labor Statistics said the unemployment rate among veterans fell to 7.9 percent last month, based on its monthly employment surveys. That figure […]

Veterans unemployment down for third month in a row, but still double pre-pandemic levels

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The veterans unemployment rate fell for a third month in a row in July but still sits nearly double the level recorded before the pandemic started. On Friday, officials from the Bureau of Labor Statistics said the unemployment rate among veterans fell to 7.9 percent last month, based on its monthly employment surveys. That figure […]

Veterans unemployment saw another small improvement in June

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The unemployment rate among veterans fell for the second consecutive month in June but still sits at more than double the number of jobless veterans reported in March, according to data released Thursday from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. About 30,000 fewer veterans applied for unemployment benefits last month as compared to May, pushing the […]

Veterans unemployment saw another small improvement in June

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The unemployment rate among veterans fell for the second consecutive month in June but still sits at more than double the number of jobless veterans reported in March, according to data released Thursday from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. About 30,000 fewer veterans applied for unemployment benefits last month as compared to May, pushing the […]

Veterans unemployment drops in May, but worries about long-term job market linger

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The unemployment rate among veterans fell in May despite the lingering effects of the coronavirus pandemic, a surprising turn-around after historic high jobless numbers a month earlier. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the veterans unemployment rate fell to 9 percent in May, down from 11.7 percent in April. Among younger veterans — typically […]