Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey



The JOLTS report or Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey is a report from the
Bureau of Labor Statistics The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is a unit of the United States Department of Labor. It is the principal fact-finding agency for the U.S. government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics and serves as a principal agency of t ...
Employment Employment is a relationship between two parties regulating the provision of paid labour services. Usually based on a contract, one party, the employer, which might be a corporation, a not-for-profit organization, a co-operative, or any oth ...
, layoffs, job openings, and quits in the United States economy. The report is released monthly and usually a month after the jobs report for the same reference period. Job separations are broken down into three categories quits or voluntary resignations, layoffs or discharges, and other separations which include deaths and retirements. Job openings and the quits rate were at an all time high in 2021 and 2022 triggering the Great Resignation.

See also

* Nonfarm payrolls * Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics


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