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Veteran Joblessness

The Unexpected Casualty Of War

Reuters | Posted 04.27.2013 | Business

By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON, Feb 25 (Reuters) - U.S. military veterans who have been deployed overseas for prolonged periods struggle...

This Group's Unemployment Rate Was In The Double Digits Last Year

AP | KEVIN FREKING and TIM TALLEY | Posted 04.21.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON — Two months after completing his five-plus years as an Army medic, Dan Huber is still looking for a job. And while he's had some pro...

Ladies, Start Your Start-up Engines

Nell Merlino | Posted 01.14.2013 | Impact
Nell Merlino

Another Veterans Day has come and gone but it's time for us to realize that honoring all veterans should be something we are doing on a regular basis....

Joining Forces to Get Veterans to Work on the Railroads

Edward R. Hamberger | Posted 09.11.2012 | Impact
Edward R. Hamberger

We could not be prouder of the men and women who have served our nation, and encourage them to continue their service by pursuing a career in the rail industry. This almost 200-year legacy of hiring America's veterans is just getting stronger.

Preparing Veterans for Success in Civilian Life

Jim Gibbons | Posted 07.14.2012 | Impact
Jim Gibbons

The young men and women who serve come back into an uncertain economy. How do they transfer the skills they learned in the military into skills they can use in their communities?

Creative Ways To Support Our Heroes And Their Families

Carolyn Blashek | Posted 05.26.2012 | Impact
Carolyn Blashek

Joblessness often leads to homelessness and our veterans are not immune from this frightening reality.

Veteran Unemployment Drops, But Nonprofits Still Need To Fill In The Gaps

AP | KEVIN FREKING | Posted 06.15.2012 | Impact

WASHINGTON -- The unemployment rate for military veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan has dipped recently after months of riding higher than the national ...

Disney To Hire 1,000 Veterans

Posted 03.14.2012 | Impact

Disney is continuing to make dreams come true as it prepares to hire 1,000 veterans over the next three years, the company announced Tuesday. Thoug...

Officials Not Prepared For Rising Number Of Homeless Female Veterans

Posted 01.25.2012 | Business

The number of homeless female veterans is on the rise, and the Department of Veteran Affairs isn't adequately prepared to handle it. In four years...

Foundation Arms Vets With Benefits Information They Need To Get Hired

Posted 01.19.2012 | Impact

While President Obama's hiring incentives may eventually bring down the 13.1 percent veteran unemployment rate, a foundation is filling in the informa...

Struggling Veterans Sell Uniforms To Put Food On The Table

Posted 11.25.2011 | Impact

Though they may fetch as little as $10, more and more veterans are selling their uniforms in a desperate move to put food on the table, WCSH6 reports....