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SundayNovember 19, 2017

New Survey Finds Veterans Thriving in Franchise Industry

VetFranWASHINGTON, Nov. 10, 2014 – More than 50,000 veterans have found employment in the franchise industry over the past year and more than 400 veterans have become local franchise business owners, according to a new Veterans-in-Franchising Study, released today by the International Franchise Association (IFA).  


BLS Employment Statistics

Bureau of Labor StatisticsAs with the first Friday of every month, the BLS employment statistics were released today. Attached is our ‘cheat sheet’ for your use and information. The Veteran unemployment rate went down in the month of September to 5.9% and the quarterly rate for the quarter was unchanged from the second quarter at 5.4%.

The National unemployment rate went down from 6.1 to 5.9%.


August Unemployment Data for Veterans

Bureau of Labor StatisticsAs with the first Friday of every month, the BLS employment statistics were released today. National unemployment remained virtually unchanged, from 6.2% to 6.1% while the Veteran unemployment numbers went from 6.0% to 5.6%.

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

FlipFlop Dogs Sniffs Out Veteran for Newest Franchisee

Launches franchise giveaway contest that will award one deserving veteran a free franchise

Flip Flop Dogs: The Alternative to KennelingRealizing that returning servicemen and women are one of the fastest growing segments of the unemployed, FlipFlop Dogs, a new franchise concept in the nearly $53 billion pet industry that provides dog owners with the Alternative to Kenneling, has launched a Franchise Giveaway Contest that will not only give a job to an American Veteran, but also the ability to run a business on their own.


Enterprise Holdings Hires Over 4k Vets

Enterprise HoldingsST. LOUIS (August 21, 2014) – Enterprise Holdings announced today that it has added more than 4,000 military veterans to its staff since joining the 100,000 Jobs Mission coalition in 2012.


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