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    Veterans' Priority
    Posted On: 3/14/2019

    The mission of your Business Service Team is building and fostering relationships with employers in your local area.

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    Veterans' Priority
    Posted On: 3/8/2019

    In February 2019, the veteran unemployment rate was 2.7 percent, down from 3.5 percent in February 2018. This represents the lowest veteran unemployment rate in the month of February on record (data collection began in 2000). 

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    Veterans' Priority
    Posted On: 2/5/2018

    Apply To The HIRE Vets Medallion Program Demonstration Today! The HIRE Vets Medallion Program Demonstration is now accepting applications!  

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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%.