Joblessness among post-Sept. 11 veterans inches down to 9 percent for 2013, but remains high

  • by: TOM RAUM , Associated Press
  • Updated: March 20, 2014 - 3:20 PM

WASHINGTON — The unemployment rate for veterans who served since 2001 dipped slightly in 2013 to 9 percent, the Labor Department reported Thursday. That's down from 9.9 percent the year before, but well above overall civilian unemployment levels of around 7 percent over the same period.

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