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From today’s BLS Release:

There were 5.0 million job openings on the last business day of March, little changed from 5.1 million in February, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Hires were little changed at 5.1 million in March and separations were little changed at 5.0 million. Within separations, the quits rate was 2.0 percent and the layoffs and discharges rate was 1.3 percent; both rates were little different from the previous month. 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:March 2014February 2015March 2015
Openings 4.21 5.14 4.99
Hires 4.74 5.01 5.07
All Separations 4.52 4.79 4.98
– Quits 2.43 2.72 2.78

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