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    Veterans' Priority
    Posted On: 1/5/2018

    Veteran Unemployment Rate 3.8 Percent in December

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    Veterans' Priority
    Posted On: 11/16/2017

    The U.S. Department of Labor has announced the Final Rule implementing the Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing (HIRE) American Military Veterans Act (HIRE Vets Act), signed by President Trump in May.

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    Veterans' Priority
    Posted On: 11/2/2017

    American Job Center Helps Utah Vet Find Right Career

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    Veterans' Priority
    Posted On: 10/31/2017

    Please RSVP and Save the Date to join Secretary Acosta on November 9th at 1:00 p.m., EDT in the Great Hall at the Department of Labor for the annual Salute to Veterans ceremony in honor of Veteran's Day.  

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    Veterans' Priority
    Posted On: 10/31/2017

    Join Secretary Acosta at the United States Department of Labor - Salute to Veterans Ceremony

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    Veterans' Priority
    Posted On: 9/5/2017

    As with the first Friday of each month, the BLS employment statistics were released today. The national unemployment rate for August 2017 increased slightly from 4.3% to 4.4% and the Veteran unemployment numbers for August 2017 increased from 3.5% to 3.7%.   

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    Veterans' Priority
    Posted On: 7/12/2017

    As with the first Friday of each month, the BLS employment statistics were released today.  We have also included the 2nd quarter 2017 statistic report. Attached is our monthly ‘cheat sheet’ for your use and information.  The national unemployment rate for June 2017 increased slightly from 4.3% to 4.4% and the Veteran unemployment numbers for June 2017 increased from 3.4% to 3.7%.   

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    Veterans' Priority
    Posted On: 6/7/2017

    As with the first Friday of each month, the BLS employment statistics were released today.

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    Veterans' Priority
    Posted On: 3/24/2017

    Veteran unemployment hits new low.

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    Veterans' Priority
    Posted On: 2/6/2017

    In January 2017, the veteran unemployment rate was 4.5 percent, compared to the non-veteran rate of 5.0 percent (not seasonally adjusted). Female veterans also had a strong showing in January with an unemployment rate of 3.8 percent.