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Job Openings were 3.8 million in March
There were 3.8 million job openings on the last business day of March, little changed from 3.9 million in February, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. The hires rate (3.2 percent) and separations rate (3.1 percent) were little changed in March. This release includes estimates of the number and rate of job openings, hires, and separations for the nonfarm sector by industry and by geographic region.
The number of job openings in March was 3.8 million, little changed from February. In March, the number of job openings was little changed in all industries and regions.
The number of job openings in March (not seasonally adjusted) was little changed over the year for total nonfarm, total private, and government. Job openings decreased over the year for nondurable goods manufacturing and federal government; openings increased over the year for accommodation and food services. Job openings were little changed over the year for all regions.
Posted: May 7, 2013 Tuesday 10:00 AM