Job openings, hires drop in Northeast in August

IN THE NORTHEAST, the number of job openings, hires and laid off workers all dropped in August, while the number of workers who quit their job rose slightly in the region over the month. / COURTESY U.S. BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS
IN THE NORTHEAST, the number of job openings, hires and laid off workers all dropped in August, while the number of workers who quit their job rose slightly in the region over the month. / COURTESY U.S. BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS
WASHINGTON – The number of job openings in the Northeast in August was 694,000, down 4.5 percent from July and 18.6 year-over-year since August 2011, not seasonally adjusted, according to the Job Openings and Labor Turnover report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The Northeast region includes the six New England states as well…

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