Record Number of Workers Quitting Jobs as Openings Remain High

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A record number of Americans quit their job since September it's employers posted a near record number of openings I'm Ben Thomas with a look at the numbers the labor department says four point four million people quit their jobs in September that's about three percent of the nation's workforce meanwhile there were ten point four million job openings just a slight drop from August the figures point to an historic level of turmoil in the job market newly empowered workers are quitting to take higher pay being dangled by increasingly desperate employers rising incomes have spurred spending and economic growth all of which has employer is ramping up hiring to keep pace competition for workers is particularly intense for retailers and delivery companies with what's expected to be a healthy holiday shopping season Ben

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