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JOLTS: Job Openings in June Beat Forecast, May Revised Higher

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The total number of job openings in the U.S. was little changed at 7.348 million in June, slightly beating the consensus forecast (7.293 million). The number was revised higher for May, up from 7.323 million to 7.384 million.

Hires and separations were largely unchanged at 5.7 million and 5.5 million, respectively. Within separations, the quits rate was unchanged at 2.3%, as was the layoffs and discharges rate at 1.1%.

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