U.S. job openings hit record in Dec. amid tight labor market

THE NUMBER OF of United States job positions waiting to be filled rose by 169,000 to a record 7.34 million in December. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/MIKE FUENTES
THE NUMBER OF of United States job positions waiting to be filled rose by 169,000 to a record 7.34 million in December. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/MIKE FUENTES
NEW YORK - United States job openings rebounded, reaching a record in December as the rate of those leaving jobs held steady, underscoring robust demand for workers. The number of positions waiting to be filled rose by 169,000 to 7.34 million, from an upwardly revised 7.17 million in the prior month, according to the Labor…

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