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From today’s BLS Release:
The number of job openings was little changed at 7.4 million on the last business day of April, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Over the month, hires edged up to 5.9 million, and separations were little changed at 5.6 million. Within separations, the quits rate was unchanged at 2.3 percent and the layoffs and discharges rate was little changed at 1.2 percent. This release includes estimates of the number and rate of job openings, hires, and separations for the nonfarm sector by industry and by four geographic regions.
Job Openings and Labor Turnover

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Millions: April 2018 March 2019 April 2019
Openings 7.11 7.47 7.45
Hires 5.69 5.70 5.94
All Separations 5.47 5.51 5.58
– Quits 3.34 3.46 3.48

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