Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM

Copy

Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.

DeleteCancel

Make your likes visible on Facebook?

Connect your Facebook account to Prezi and let your likes appear on your timeline.
You can change this under Settings & Account at any time.

No, thanks

Unemployed Veterans

No description
by

S Analysis

on 13 March 2014

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of Unemployed Veterans

Solutions?
Unemployed Veterans
What caused the problem?
Challenges
Questions?
References
Lack of pre and post-service
career planning
Recovering
civilian
labor market
Increasingly difficult
to reenlist
Withdrawal of troops from

Iraq & Afghanistan
Unintended Consequences
1,020,000
unemployed Veterans
=
Total population of
Montana


15
military installations in
Southern California
4
VA Hospitals
2014
CalVet estimates
Riverside County
SB County
130,237
109,764
LA County
293,954
SD County
222,736
756,691
Military
is no longer a guaranteed
or
life-long "career" option
Troop
reduction
in each branch of service
STIGMA
CAREER & PERSONAL
SUPPORT
of HR officers said
"employing workers with
PTSD or traumatic brain
injury would require

more
effort
"

63%
61%

said they "were unsure whether they posed a
workplace threat
"

53%
navigating the
benefit & support system

for veterans
explaining how their
military skills
are

transferable


to a

civilian employer
60%
TRANSITION
Finding a job
89%
Figuring out what's next
50%
Relating to non-veterans
Readjusting to social life
Others not culturally competent of veterans
Reacclimating to family life
Can the problem be solved?
YES
Who can solve the problem?
Government
Nonprofits
Private Sector
Communities
DATA
21.2 million
veterans in 2012
According to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
6.5%

Unemployed veterans with
service-connected disability
Compared to

7.1%

without a
service-connected disability
California Department of Veteran Affairs.(n.d). Veteran demographics. Retrieved from:
https://www.calvet.ca.gov/VetServices/Demographics.aspx

Prudential. (2012). Veterans’ employment challenges: Perceptions and experiences of
transitioning from military to civilian life. Retrieved from:
http://www.prudential.com/documents/public/VeteransEmploymentChallenges.pdf

RT America (2011).No homes or jobs for Vets. Retrieved from: http://rt.com/usa/us-war-home-unemployment-599/

U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics. (2013). Employment situation of veterans summary.
Retrieved from: http://www.bls.gov/news.release/vet.nr0.htm

U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee Chairman’s Staff. (2012). Memorial day 2012:
Combatting high unemployment among young veterans. Retrieved from:
http://www.jec.senate.gov/public/?a=Files.Serve&File_id=66855d34-376b-4a0a-a11e-e6d862182540

U.S.Department of Labor.(n.d). Veterans’ employment and training service. Retrieved
from: http://www.dol.gov/vets/index.htm

Zucchino, David. (2012). Unemployment is a special challenge for veterans. Los Angeles
Times. Retrieved from:http://articles.latimes.com/2012/apr/25/nation
/la-na-vets-unemployed-20120426
Which age group of
Gulf War II
veterans has
the highest unemployment rate?

WWII/Korean War/Vietnam
Gulf War era I


(August 1990-August 2001)
Gulf War era II
(September 2001-present)
(1941-1975)
A
B
C
Which era has the highest rate of unemployed veterans?
18-24
25-34
35-44
45-54
55 and over
A
B
C
D
E
Increased

unemployment compensation for Ex-service members (UCX)
2003 =
$300 million
paid in claims
2012 =
$928 million
paid in claims
Personal
Securing housing and job relocation
Unsupported health and mental illness
Hopelessness
Unfulfilled family obligations

Local ~ State ~ National
Financial and personal strain on military families and base communities
Increased demand for social services
Competition and unequal appropriations of funding for VET services
Decreased revenue for cities and counties due to job relocation, constant unemployment
Insufficient funding and backlog of veteran unemployment claims at the state level
Eligibility
" You were on active duty with a branch
of the U.S. military and separated under
honorable discharge"
No payroll deduction from your wages for unemployment insurance protection.
Benefits are paid for by the various branches of the military. Budgets cannot sustain increase in unemployment claims
Full transcript