5 Things Veterans Need To Know About The Job Market

On March 18, the Department of Labor announced that the jobless rate for post-9/11 veterans was down to 7.2% in … Continued

On March 18, the Department of Labor announced that the jobless rate for post-9/11 veterans was down to 7.2% in 2014 — a 1.8% improvement from the year prior — however, the unemployment rate for the newest generation of veterans remains higher for than veterans from previous wars. In response, the Wall Street Journal created a list laying out the five key employment disparities between veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan and those of previous wars.

James Clark
James Clark

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