With tag: unemployment
Vt. Unemployment Climbs
Vermont's unemployment rate has climbed again. The state Department of Labor says
the rate for July was 5.7 percent. That's up two-tenths of a
percentage point from July.
House Approves Veterans Jobs Bill
By Bob Kinzel
The House has approved legislation that's designed to create new job
opportunities for members of the Vermont National Guard who recently returned
from a year-long deployment in Afghanistan. The chairman of the House commerce committee says the bill is needed because as many as 30% of the 1500 Guard
members who served in Afghanistan are out of work.