A Record 4.3 Million Workers Quit Their Jobs in August, Led by Food and Retail Industries

Employment vacancies fell to 10.4 million during the month, a drop of 659,000 from July’s upwardly revised 11.1 million, according to the Labor Department’s JOLTS report. The decline was well short of market expectations for 10.96 million job postings. Quits hit a new series high going back to December 2000, as 4.3 million workers left … Read more