July 2014 Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Data From: "VA Office of Economic Opportunity"

By Curtis L. Coy

Colleagues and Fellow Veterans, On Friday the Bureau of Labor Statistics released the July 2014 unemployment data.  Attached is our ‘cheat sheet’ summarizing the information.

Overall, the National unemployment rate increased from 6.1% to 6.2%, and the Veteran unemployment rate increased from 5.4% to 6.0%.


Curtis L. Coy

Deputy Under Secretary for Economic Opportunity
Veterans Benefits Administration

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

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