Job Openings Steady at 10.4 million in September

Washington, DC, November 12, 2021-The number of job openings was little changed at 10.4 million on the last business day of September, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. 

Hires and total separations were little changed at 6.5 million and 6.2 million, respectively. Within separations, the quits level and rate increased to a series high of 4.4 million and 3.0%, respectively. 

The layoffs and discharges rate was unchanged at 0.9%.