Job Openings Rose in March

Washington, DC, May 8, 2018-The number of job openings increased to 6.6 million on the last business day of March, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported.

Over the month, hires and separations were little changed at 5.4 million and 5.3 million, respectively.

Within separations, the quits rate was little changed at 2.3% and the layoffs and discharges rate was unchanged at 1.1%.