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Feb
09

Job openings rose to 5.6 million in December; quits rose to 3.1 million

Job openings rose to 5.6 million on the last business day of December. Hires were little changed at 5.4 million and quits increased to 3.1 million. Separations were little changed at 5.1 million. The quits rate was 2.1 percent and the layoffs and discharges rate was 1.1 percent.

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BEYOND THE NUMBERS

BEYOND THE NUMBERS

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COMMISSIONER'S CORNER

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MONTHLY LABOR REVIEW

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Consumer Price Index (CPI):
-0.1% in Dec 2015 News Release Historical Data

Unemployment Rate:
4.9% in Jan 2016 News Release Historical Data

Payroll Employment:
+151,000(p) in Jan 2016 News Release Historical Data

Average Hourly Earnings:
+$0.12(p) in Jan 2016 News Release Historical Data

Producer Price Index - Final Demand:
-0.2%(p) in Dec 2015 News Release Historical Data

Employment Cost Index (ECI):
+0.6% in 4th Qtr of 2015 News Release Historical Data

Productivity:
-3.0% in 4th Qtr of 2015 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Import Price Index:
-1.2% in Dec 2015 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Export Price Index:
-1.1% in Dec 2015 News Release Historical Data