Veteran Joblessness Rose in November

After two months of record lows, veteran unemployment ticked upward last month, according to the latest U.S. labor statistics released Friday.

Four percent of veterans were unemployed in November, marking the second highest unemployment rate of 2017 since January’s 4.5 percent. Bureau of Labor Statistics data also show unemployment among post-9/11 veterans rose by 1 percentage point to 4.6 percent, and the rate for veterans of the Gulf War era grew to 3 percent from 1.9 percent.

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