The Business and Professional Women's Foundation published this brief as part of their "Women Veterans in Transition Research Project." Supporting women veterans requires a multi-pronged approach including research, mentoring and support, employment transition programs, employer practices, and policies.
The U.S. Department of Labor-Veterans' Employment and Training Service (USDOL-VETS) produced this guide to serve as a quick reference resource to assist government agencies, community-based organizations, social workers, case managers and others who are helping homeless veterans prepare for and obtain employment.
Women veterans comprise 10 percent of the veteran population, but only 2 percent of all working women in America. Research clearly showed that there are no employment challenges exclusive to women veterans.
This report presents earnings data from the Current Population Survey (CPS), a national monthly survey of approximately 60,000 households conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau for the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Operation Warfighter (OWF) is a Department of Defense-sponsored internship program for wounded, ill, and injured (WII) Service members. OWF places WII Service members in supportive work settings that positively impact their rehabilitation.
The Department of Labor Veterans' Employment & Training Services (VETS) Women Veteran Program conducted a broad analysis of women veterans' employment. Research challenges and research opportunities were identified.