…is often a job. That’s why Walmart’s plan to hire up to 100,000 vets over the coming five years could do a lot of good for many who have worn the nation’s uniform.
According to the New York Times, the company will announce Tuesday that any veteran who has left the service in the prior year, with a better than dishonorable discharge, who wants a job will have one at Walmart.
While the unemployment rate for all vets is lower than the national average, that’s not true for post-9/11 vets. As of December, 10.8% of them were jobless, well above the 7.8% national unemployment rate.