Job Openings Unchanged at 9.2 Million in May

Washington, DC, July 7, 2021-The number of job openings was little changed at 9.2 million on the last business day of May, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. 

Hires were little changed at 5.9 million. 

Total separations decreased to 5.3 million. Within separations, the quits rate decreased to 2.5%. 

The layoffs and discharges rate, while little changed over the month, hit a series low of 0.9%.