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Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey

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The Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS) program produces data on job openings, hires, and separations.

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Latest Numbers

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Latest Job Openings Level: 11,239,000(p) in Jul 2022 Historical Data

Latest Job Openings Rate: 6.9%(p) in Jul 2022 Historical Data

Latest Hires Rate: 4.2%(p) in Jul 2022 Historical Data

Latest Turnover Rate: 3.9%(p) in Jul 2022 Historical Data

Latest Quits Rate: 2.7%(p) in Jul 2022 Historical Data

Latest Layoffs/Discharges Rate: 0.9%(p) in Jul 2022 Historical Data

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News Releases

//JOLTS Windows Maintenance Test 02142022// November job openings decrease, total...

02/14/2022

//JOLTS Windows Maintenance Test 02142022// The number of job openings decreased to 10.6 million on the last business day of November, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Hires were little changed at 6.7 million and total separations increased to 6.3 million.
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//QCT Test 05172022// February job openings rates down in 13 states, up in 6; quits...

05/17/2022

//QCT Test UPUBS-PO source 05172022// Job openings rates decreased in 13 states and increased in 6. Hires rates increased in 6 states and decreased in 3. Total separations rates increased in 6 states and decreased in 1; quits rates increased in 7 and decreased in 5, and layoffs and discharges...
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Next Release

Job Openings and Labor Turnover data for January 2022 are scheduled to be released January 14, 2022, at 10:00 A.M. Eastern Time.
State Job Openings and Labor Turnover data for March 2022 are scheduled to be released May 18, 2022, at 10:00 A.M. Eastern Time.

Publications

Monthly Labor Review

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Employment growth accelerates in 2018, extending a lengthy expansion

This article uses data from the Current Employment Statistics survey to examine the state of U.S. employment in 2018. read more »

The Economics Daily

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A look at consolidated leave plans in 2018

A consolidated leave plan provides a single amount of time off for workers to use for vacation, illness, or personal business. Three-quarters of workers had access to paid vacations in 2018. Of those workers, 36 percent had consolidated leave plans. For those workers, the number of paid days off increased as length of service increased. The average in 2018 was 14 days at 1 year of service and 24 days at 20 years of service. read more »