BLS Data – December 2014, 4th Quarter 2014 and 2014 Yearly Statistics

Department of Veteran Affairs

Department of Veteran AffairsHappy New Year! The BLS employment statistics were released today. Attached is our ‘cheat sheet’ for your use and information.  We have also provided the most recent quarterly report along with the 2014 yearly report.


The December 2014 national unemployment rate went down from 5.8% to 5.6% and the Veteran unemployment numbers increased from 4.5% to 4.7%.


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