BLS Data - December 2016, 4th Quarter 2016 and 2016 Annual

Category: Job Trends
Created on Friday, January 06 2017
Written by Curtis L. Coy

Bureau of Labor StatisticsHappy New Year! 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 provided the 4th quarter 2016 statistics report along with the 2016 annual report. The national unemployment rate for December 2016 increased slightly from 4.6% to 4.7% and the Veteran unemployment numbers for December 2016 decreased from 4.8% to 4.1%.  

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