By Curtis L. Coy
Colleagues and Fellow Veterans,
As with the first Friday of each month, the BLS employment statistics were released. Attached is our monthly ‘cheat sheet’ for your use and information. We have also included the 1st quarter 2016 statistic report.
The national unemployment rate increased from 4.9% to 5.0% and the Veteran unemployment numbers increased from 4.1% to 4.5%.
Thanks to all of you who are working directly or indirectly, to ensure our Veterans have meaningful employment.
Curtis L. Coy
Deputy Under Secretary for Economic Opportunity
Veterans Benefits Administration
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
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