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

The Chicago Tribune, 20 March 2012
Publié le : 20 mars 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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