VA Office of Economic Opportunity / BLS Data - August 2016

Curtis L. Coy


By Curtis L. Coy

Colleagues and Fellow Veterans,

As with the first Friday of each month, the BLS employment statistics have been released.  Attached is our monthly ‘cheat sheet’ for your use and information.  

The national unemployment rate for August 2016 remained unchanged at 4.9% and the Veteran unemployment numbers for August 2016 decreased from 4.7% to 4.3%.

Thanks to all of you who are working directly or indirectly, to ensure our Veterans have meaningful employment.


  • BLS Employment Data - August 2016.pdf

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    Curtis L. Coy

    Deputy Under Secretary for Economic Opportunity

    Veterans Benefits Administration

    U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs


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