In this month’s DJR, we shift the focus to veterans. Can understanding how the Federal Government has implemented workforce diversity initiatives offer the private sector new insights? This month we highlight the employment situation for veterans and hone in on why the Government’s workplace diversity plans have succeeded. We answer the question, “Are veteran employees America’s best kept secret?”
Here’s an overview of the unemployment rates broken down by affiliation:
- Women comprise 46.5% of the total workforce.
- Women are strongly represented in the Education and Health Services sector and make up 74.95% of the overall labor force in this sector during June.
- Women are strongly underrepresented in the Transportation and Utilities sector and make up 23.35% of the overall labor force in this sector during June.