BLS: Job Openings increased to 5.9 Million in June

From the BLS: Job Openings and Labor Turnover Summary The number of job openings increased to 5.9 million on the last business day of June, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Hires decreased to 6.7 million in June, but was still the second highest level in the series history. The largest monthly increase…

BLS: Job Openings increased to 5.9 Million in June

From the BLS: Job Openings and Labor Turnover Summary
The number of job openings increased to 5.9 million on the last business day of June, the U.S. Bureau of
Labor Statistics reported today. Hires decreased to 6.7 million in June, but was still the second highest
level in the series history. The largest monthly increase in hires occurred in May 2020. Total separations
increased to 4.8 million. Within separations, the quits rate rose to 1.9 percent while the layoffs and
discharges rate was unchanged at 1.4 percent. These changes in the labor market reflected a limited
resumption of economic activity that had been curtailed in M
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