Posts tagged ‘hire veterans’

There is good news to be shared, as a key issue affecting Veterans showed some improvement in the month of January. Post-9/11 unemployment rates for Veterans who left active duty after the 2001 terrorist attacks went down to 9.1 percent in January, from 13.3 percent in December and 15.2 percent from the same period last […]

Veterans who served in the Navy, Coast Guard, and Army who were looking for employment participated in the “Take A Vet To Work Day” program, hosted by the Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) Weapons Systems Support, on November 23. The activity was organized in partnership with the Greater Philadelphia Veterans Network (GPVN) and the Philadelphia […]

They once lived to serve, and most of them, through no fault of their own, found themselves wounded and differently-abled. At this point, they could no longer perform the service that they used to perform, but life has to go on, and the reality that they have to earn their keep and provide for themselves […]

Finding jobs continue to be a challenge for Veterans, based on employment statistics for the month of June, released as part of the employment situation report released on Friday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The Navy Times shared that the overall national unemployment rate was 9.2 percent, while the unemployment rate of Veterans of […]

A group of lawmakers in the House of Representatives are strongly supporting a bill that will help young veterans find jobs. A feature on the Navy Times shared the introduction of the Hiring Heroes Act in the House of Representatives. The group, led by Rep. Sanford Bishop Jr. (D-Ga), a ranking Democrat on the military […]

A report released by the Labor Department on Friday indicated a dramatic increase in unemployment among younger veterans, according to a feature on the Navy Times. Unemployment in younger veterans increased to 11.7 percent in December, from 9.4 percent in November, according to the statistics. National unemployment rates, however, decreased slightly, from 9.8 percent in […]