Job Openings Little Changed in July

Washington, DC, September 11, 2018-The number of job openings was little changed at 6.9 million on the last business day of July, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported.

Over the month, hires and separations were little changed at 5.7 million and 5.5 million, respectively.

Within separations, the quits rate was little changed at 2.4% and the layoffs and discharges rate was unchanged at 1.1%.