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US Job Openings Slip 1.7% in August as Labor Market Slows

WASHINGTON — U.S. job openings fell 1.7% in August and hires edged down, bolstering views that the labor market may lose momentum as economic uncertainty and a manufacturing recession squeeze employers. "Today's numbers give credence to the argument that th...
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US Job Openings Rise, Outnumber the Unemployed by 1 Million

WASHINGTON — U.S. employers posted nearly 7.6 million open jobs in January, near a record high set in November, evidence that businesses are still hungry for workers despite signs the economy has slowed. "The question now is, will workers be increasingly te...