Job openings in the United States by the end of July had increased to nearly 11 million — and outnumbered the number of jobless Americans by about 2 million, the Labor Department said Wednesday.
The figures were detailed in the department’s monthly Job Openings and Labor Turnover report.
According to the data, the number of openings increased from June by almost 7%. In June, the total number of openings was about 10.2 million.
“Job openings increased in several industries, with the largest increases in healthcare administration and social assistance (+294,000); finance and insurance (+116,000); and accommodation and food services (+115,000),” the report states.
‘The number of job openings increased in the Northeast, South, and West regions.”
The number of unemployed Americans in the same month was about 8.7 million.
The department said last week that the U.S. economy added 234,000 jobs during August, which was hundreds of thousands fewer than most analysts expected.
Some experts believe the number of unemployed could decrease in September and October now that enhanced jobless benefits have expired.
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“Labor Dept.: U.S. Job Openings Increased To Almost 11M In July”
Notice it says “job Openings” NOT Jobs taken. With the Socialist Democrat Party paying everybody more NOT to work, then Why WORK?? We are being Conned into believing that the god government will take care of us. WRONG we are being set up to be Wards. Servants, Slaves to the Socialist Democrat Party Dictatorship.
The “Socialist Democrat Party State” political officers, Gestapo, Woke and Cancel Culture are just getting started.
You will obey, be loyal and support the “Socialist Democrat Party State” or you will be classified as
“Enemies of the State”.
I wonder.. HOW many of those 2+ million illegals, that have crossed our border since november last year, WILL BE TAKING any of those jobs?
“You mean in seven years Eddie hasn’t been able to find a job?” “Well, he’s been holding out for a supervisory position, Clark”. What movie does this remind you of that democrats are inspired by?