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TuesdayOctober 24, 2017

Persistent high veteran unemployment shows signs of improvement

Veteran UnemploymentHannah Rudstam, employment expert and senior extension associate with Cornell University’s ILR School, discusses the persistent high unemployment rate among returning veterans and recent data that shows the situation for some veterans improving.

Rudstam says:

“The unemployment rate among recently returning veterans remains somewhat higher than that of the overall population. However, the unemployment rate among these veterans is improving faster than the unemployment rate for the overall population.

“A recently released report by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) shows that the unemployment rate for Gulf War Era II veterans – those who served since September 2001 – dropped from 12.1 percent to 9.9 percent during 2012, a decline of 2.2 percentage points. By comparison, the unemployment rate in the U.S. population as a whole dropped by about 1 percentage point during 2012.

“The unemployment rate for young male veterans aged 18 to 24, though also declining, was higher than that of young males who are not veterans. Twenty percent of young male veterans were unemployed, as compared to 16.4 percent of nonveterans of the same age.

“The BLS report also includes an unemployment rate of 6.5 percent for veterans with disabilities. This number should be interpreted with some caution. This unemployment rate only includes those actively looking for work. Some veterans who have received a disability rating from the military may not be actively looking for work and, hence, would not be included.

“There are a number of factors that could change these trends. Primary among them is the current budget gridlock in Washington and how this will impact job creation and unemployment in the months to come. Also, emerging regulations and guidelines for federal contractors employing veterans and people with disabilities could change employer incentives and accountabilities.”


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