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112,000 more job openings in October 2016 than in October 2015 

December 09, 2016
On the last business day of October 2016, there were 5.5 million job openings, an increase of 112,000 from a year earlier. The health care and social assistance industry saw the biggest increase in job openings over the year (167,000), followed by retail trade (114,000) and construction (76,000). Full Text »
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This article takes a look at five types of employer-sponsored defined contribution retirement plans in private industry. The article shows the overall employee participation rates, employee participation rates by type of plan, and overall employer costs and worker participation costs for all types of plans. All defined contribution plans described in this article have some form of employer cost.
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