Job Openings Declined by 10.6M in November, Quits Rate at 3%

Washington, DC, January 4, 2022-The number of job openings decreased to 10.6 million on the last business day of November, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. 

Hires were little changed at 6.7 million, and total separations increased to 6.3 million. Within separations, the quits rate increased to 3.0%, matching a series high last seen in September. The layoffs and discharges rate was unchanged at 0.9%.