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Nearly half of military spouses face job discrimination

New research into the professional effects of having a partner in the military revealed that two thirds of spouses say that their military links have affected their ability to secure jobs – Forces.net reports.

Additionally, the survey of more than 200 military spouses – conducted for Barclays - found that more than 40% feel discriminated against in the workplace. Respondents noted feeling a tone of “underlying bias” against them in job interviews, forcing many to hide their background from potential employers.

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