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For post-9/11 veterans, employment picture is bleak, survey finds

Publié par Clifford Armion le 20/03/2012

David Zucchino

The unemployment rate for veterans of the Afghanistan and Iraq era remains stubbornly higher than for the general population -- and far higher for veterans 24 and younger.

So-called "post-9/11" veterans had an unemployment rate of 12.1% in 2011, according to the latest survey, released Tuesday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. That compares with the overall U.S. unemployment rate of 8.3%.

In 2010, the unemployment rate for post-9/11 veterans was 11.5%.
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"For post-9/11 veterans, employment picture is bleak, survey finds", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), mars 2012. Consulté le 20/10/2021. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/for-post-9-11-veterans-employment-picture-is-bleak-survey-finds