By Curtis L. Coy
Colleagues and Fellow Veterans,
As with the first Friday of each month, the BLS employment statistics were released today. Attached is our monthly ‘cheat sheet’ for your use and information. We have also included the 2nd quarter 2016 statistic report.
The national unemployment rate for June 2016 increased from 4.7% to 4.9% and the Veteran unemployment numbers for June 2016 increased from 3.4% to 4.2%.
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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