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Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey

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January job openings and quits decrease; layoffs and discharges increase


The number of job openings decreased to 10.8 million on the last business day of January. The number of hires changed little at 6.4 million. Quits decreased to 3.9 million but layoffs and discharges increased to 1.7 million. Annual levels and rates for 2022 are now available.
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January job openings rates down in 13 states, up in 3; layoffs and discharges up in 10


January job openings rates decreased in 13 states and the District of Columbia and rose in 3. Hires rates rose in 7 states and fell in 4. Total separations rates rose in 4 states and fell in 4; quits rates fell in 8 and rose in 1, and layoffs and discharges rates rose in 10 and fell in 1.
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