US Job Openings Fall in May, but Number of Quits Rises

US Bureau of Labor Statistics (07/06/23)

Job openings fell by 496,000 in May compared to the previous month and separations increased, according to seasonally adjusted data released by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics.

The largest decreases in job openings occurred in healthcare and social assistance, down by 285,000; finance and insurance, down by 139,000; and in “other services,” down by 78,000. However, the BLS noted openings did rise in some segments, with the largest increases in educational services, up 45,000; state and local government education, up 37,000; and federal government, up 24,000.

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