Job Openings Fall To 5.25 Million As Quits Rate Stays At 1.9%

By Steve GoldsteinMarketWatch Pulse

The number of available jobs fell in June, even as companies hired more. There were 5.25 million job openings, down from 5.36 million in May, while the number of hired rose to 5.18 million from 5.06 million. The quits rate -- a measure of worker willingness to leave to search or go to a new job -- stayed at 1.9% in June. There were 1.6 unemployed in June for every job opening.

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