Job Openings Rose to 10.1 Million in June

Washington, DC, August 9, 2021-The number of job openings increased to a series high of 10.1 million on the last business day of June, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. 

Hires rose to 6.7 million and total separations edged up to 5.6 million. 

Within separations, the quits rate increased to 2.7%. 

The layoffs and discharges rate was unchanged at 0.9%, matching the series low reached last month.