BLS Data - August 2017

Category: Job Trends
Created on Friday, September 01 2017
Written by Curtis L. Coy

Bureau of Labor StatisticsAs 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.  The national unemployment rate for August 2017 increased slightly from 4.3% to 4.4% and the Veteran unemployment numbers for August 2017 increased from 3.5% to 3.7%.  

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